Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken

Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken Recipe


Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken Recipe with sesame seeds, maple syrup, soy sauce, dry sherry, five-spice, ginger root, flour, and peanut oil.

A quick 31 minute Chinese dinner.

Low Calorie 216 calories

MyWW Points: 3 Blue Plan and 4 Green Plan
3 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points.

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Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken

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How to make:

  1. Heat skillet over medium/high heat. Cook raw sesame seeds stirring continuously approx 2 – 3 minutes until lightly toasted. Place toasted seeds in a shallow dish to save for later
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine maple syrup, soy sauce, sherry, water, five-spice, and ginger. Whisk until well mixed. Set aside.
  3. Heat peanut oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium/high heat.
  4. In a shallow dish, add flour, salt and pepper. Mix well. Place chicken in flour mixture, turn to coat well. Pick up chicken and shake to remove the excess flour.
  5. Place chicken in heated skillet and saute approx 5 minutes. until all sides are browned.
  6. Add the prepared sauce mixture to the chicken. Cook approx 2 – 3 minutes until sauce thickens and is almost evaporated.
  7. Place chicken pieces in prepared sesame seeds to lightly coat. Move to a serving dish. Top with left-over sauce mixture.


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Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken

Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken Recipe – A quick 31 minute Chinese dinner with 216 calories, 3 WW Freestyle Points (Blue Plan) and 4 Smart Points.
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 14 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Heat skillet over medium/high heat. Cook raw sesame seeds stirring continuously approx 2 – 3 minutes until lightly toasted. Place toasted seeds in a shallow dish to save for later
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine maple syrup, soy sauce, sherry, water, five-spice, and ginger. Whisk until well mixed. Set aside.
  • Heat peanut oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium/high heat.
  • In a shallow dish, add flour, salt and pepper. Mix well. Place chicken in flour mixture, turn to coat well. Pick up chicken and shake to remove the excess flour.
  • Place chicken in heated skillet and saute approx 5 minutes. until all sides are browned.
  • Add the prepared sauce mixture to the chicken. Cook approx 2 – 3 minutes until sauce thickens and is almost evaporated.
  • Place chicken pieces in prepared sesame seeds to lightly coat. Move to a serving dish. Top with left-over sauce mixture.

Notes

MyWW Points: 3 Blue Plan and 4 Green Plan
3 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Serving: 142gCalories: 215.9kcalCarbohydrates: 8.3gProtein: 27.7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1.1gCholesterol: 65.8mgSodium: 516.6mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 3.2g
Keyword Chicken, Chinese, Dinner, Low Carb, Low Fat, Quick and Easy, Weight Watchers
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Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken



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2 Comments

  1. Naomi Nelson

    Hi there, I think you’ve double up on instruction 3? Cause you ask for the same thing to happen on instruction 5 lol or I’m reading it completely wrong, which is very possible 😆

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