Quick Sesame Chicken with Broccoli
Quick Sesame Chicken with Broccoli
  • prep: 22 min
  • cook: 22 min
  • total: 44 min
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  • Summary

    Forget takeout: our 22–minute sesame chicken is lighter, fresher, and just as fast as your local delivery joint.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking white rice
    • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more
    • 8 cups broccoli florets
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, breasts, or a mix, patted dry, cut into 1" chunks
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
    • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
    • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
    • 1 large clove garlic, finely grated
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds, divided
    • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 661 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.04%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 166 mg 55.19%
    • Sodium: 1602 mg 66.76%
    • Calcium: 105 mg 10.46%
    • Potassium: 854 mg 24.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.88%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 60 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 21.45%
    • Vitamin C 260.39%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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