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    Sesame Peanut Chicken

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    15 mins

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    5 mins

    Vicarjane in Western MA's Note:

    cold poached chicken with hot, spicy sesame peanut sauce Adapted this from a recipe I found years ago...

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    Ingredients:

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    • 1 -1 1/2 lb boneless cold poached chicken (see below)

    for the sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      First take 1 or 1 1/2 lb boneless chicken parts (thighs and breasts are great). Put in a large pot, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, then boil about two of three minutes, then remove from heat and cool. Keep cold until use.
    2. 2
      Place sesame seeds in a small shallow pan and toast over low heat until they begin to turn golden. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, cream together the peanut butter with about 1 tbsp sesame oil until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients one at a time, stirring as you go. Taste for heat and adjust according to taste.
    4. 4
      Slice chicken and place on serving dish.
    5. 5
      Spoon sauce over chicken.
    6. 6
      scatter sesame seeds and scallions on top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 20, 2010

      55

      Fabulous taste! I really enjoyed the depth and intensity of the flavors mingling together. I made this easy recipe even easier by using prepared chicken strips from the grocery store. Makes it a cinch! I did heat the peanut butter in the microwave (15 seconds @ 50% power), to make the mixing of ingredients easier. I served this on top of Barbara's Chinese Noodle Salad and crunchy chow mein noodles, with the chicken strips on top and the sauce drizzled over all. Thanks so much for sharing, Vicarjane in Western MA!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Peanut Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (152 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 323.7
     
    Calories from Fat 235
    72%
    Total Fat 26.1 g
    40%
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 51.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 616.5 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.9 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 17.1 g
    34%

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