Baked Sesame Chicken

Baked Sesame Chicken

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Laurie Thompson 0

"Open, sesame! This is a family favorite. For a variation, you can also use bone-in chicken pieces, but be sure to increase the cooking time in this case. Tip: To toast sesame seeds, place in a baking dish in a heated oven for about 5 to 10 minutes, watching carefully not to burn."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 697 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place soy sauce in a 9x13 inch baking dish. On a piece of wax paper, mix together the sesame seeds, flour, salt and pepper. Dip the chicken pieces in the soy sauce to coat, then dredge in the sesame seed mixture. Arrange in baking dish in a single layer, then drizzle with melted butter.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for approximately 40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and tender and juices run clear. Baste with drippings once during cooking time. Garnish with extra sesame seeds if desired, and serve.
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My entire family enjoyed this, even my 8-year old daughter who rarely eats anything new. To eliminate the problem several reviewers mentioned of the sauce burning in the bottom of the baking di...

I love reading everyone's reviews and getting ideas of how to improvise and modify recipes to get the taste you like best! I used this recipe as my basic guide and did the following: 1.Marinated...

I followed previous reviewers' advice and doubled the mixture for the coating, which was just enough for 4 chicken breasts.