Sesame Chicken in Acorn Squash

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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