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Sesame Chicken

Yield 10 appetizers


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 4 skinned and boned chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish or large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Cover or seal, and chill 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

  2. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

  3. Thread chicken onto skewers, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Arrange skewers on a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.

  4. Broil 3 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially open) 5 minutes on each side or until done. Serve immediately.