Sesame Chicken with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 6-oz. boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped
  • 1 large mango peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  • Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add garlic and ginger root and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add vinegar, honey, soy sauce, and cornstarch; bring to a quick boil, stirring constantly, then remove from heat, pour into a bowl and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat; add chicken and cook for 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  • Add green onions and mango; cook for 2 to 4 minutes.
  • Pour reserved sauce over chicken and heat through. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Brown rice and steamed snow peas on the side. VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties. KOSHER: No changes necessary. GLUTEN-FREE: Make sure vinegar and soy sauce are gluten-free. Use arrowroot starch instead of cornstarch. NUTRITION: Per serving: 381 Calories; 12g Fat; 40g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 99mg Cholesterol; 266mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 10
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