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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

Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken

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Weight Watchers Sesame Chicken Recipe – A quick 31 minute Chinese dinner with 216 calories, 3 WW Freestyle Points (Blue Plan) and 4 Smart Points.
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4



  • 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.


MyWW Points: 3 Blue Plan and 4 Green Plan
3 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points
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Serving: 142gCalories: 215.9kcalCarbohydrates: 8.3gProtein: 27.7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1.1gCholesterol: 65.8mgSodium: 516.6mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 3.2g
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  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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