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    Sesame Chicken in Acorn Squash

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    2 hrs

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    Trinkets's Note:

    This comes from Martha Stewart’s Cookbook. It was the dinner I made eons ago for DH’s boss and his wife for their first dinner at our house. Healthy, light, and very tasty!

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    Ingredients:

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    Marinade

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix all marinade ingredients in a bowl.
    2. 2
      Put the chicken in the marinade and let sit overnight in the refrigerator, or at least 30 minutes.
    3. 3
      Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    4. 4
      Put the squash halves, cut-side down, in a baking pan.
    5. 5
      Add ½ inch water and bake until squash are tender, 30-40 minutes.
    6. 6
      About 15 minutes before the squash is done, combine flour and sesame seeds.
    7. 7
      Remove the chicken from the marinade and strain the marinade.
    8. 8
      Roll the chicken strips in the flour mixture.
    9. 9
      Melt the butter in a skillet and sauté the chicken for 4-5 minutes, until golden.
    10. 10
      Remove the chicken and set aside.
    11. 11
      Pour off excess butter and crumbs.
    12. 12
      Deglaze the skillet with ¼ Cup of the reserved marinade.
    13. 13
      Add the carrots, snow peas, and broccoli and cook just enough to heat the vegetables.
    14. 14
      Add the chicken strips and toss well.
    15. 15
      Serve the chicken and vegetables spilling over the squash halves.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Chicken in Acorn Squash

    Serving Size: 1 (640 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 579.4
     
    Calories from Fat 203
    35%
    Total Fat 22.6 g
    34%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 91.3 mg
    30%
    Sodium 1181.9 mg
    49%
    Total Carbohydrate 55.1 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 10.8 g
    43%
    Sugars 6.0 g
    24%
    Protein 39.6 g
    79%

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