Roast Sesame Chicken

Roast-Sesame Chicken
Photo: Levi Brown
This lean meat gets an Asian makeover with this recipe for Roast Sesame Chicken that uses soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger to spice things up.


Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups chicken and veggies)

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 333
Fat 14.1 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 6.2 g
Polyfat 4.6 g
Protein 37 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 398 mg
Calcium 59 mg


2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon sesame oil
Pinch of crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons grated, peeled fresh ginger
1 medium yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
12 ounces cauliflower florets
8 ounces green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons sesame seeds


1. In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper.

2. Heat canola oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in ginger; cook until fragrant (1 minute). Add bell pepper, cauliflower, and green beans. Cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are crisp-tender (6-8 minutes). Add the sesame seeds and chicken and stir until heated through (1-2 minutes).

3. Stir in the soy sauce mixture and cook until heated through (1-2 minutes). Serve hot.