Sesame-Crusted Chicken

Sesame-Crusted Chicken 580 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Sesame-Crusted Chicken 580

Serve this quick and easy recipe with saut?ed greens, such as spinach or kale.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Method

In blender or food processor, blend together sesame seeds, flour, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper until fine yet some whole seeds remain. Transfer to shallow dish.

Between plastic wrap, pound chicken to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thickness. Press into sesame seed mixture, turning and patting to coat.

In large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat; cook chicken, turning once, until no longer pink inside, 12 to 14 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 241 mg
  • Protein 32 g
  • Calories 247.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 414 mg
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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