Lighter Sesame Chicken

Oh how I love Iowa girl eats! She inspires me to cook, to take better pictures, to workout more and to travel! She inspires me in so many ways! She inspired me to make this Recipe

I doubled this recipe to make 4 servings so Normy and I could have left overs for lunch the next day

1/2 cup white rice
1/4 cup honey
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
1 egg white
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
2 small chicken breasts (12oz), cut into 2″ pieces
salt & pepper
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 green onions, chopped
2 cups broccoli florets
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1.Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine honey,
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sesame seeds,
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soy sauce,
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and garlic together
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in a small bowl then set aside.
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In a separate larger bowl, whisk together egg white and cornstarch until smooth.
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Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper
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then add to egg white mixture and toss to evenly coat.

2.In a small saucepan, steam broccoli until crisp tender then set aside.
3.Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then carefully add chicken.
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Cook for 3-4 minutes a side, or until cooked through. Turn off heat and remove skillet from burner. Add prepared sauce
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and green onions
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then toss to combine.
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Stir in broccoli,
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then scoop mixture into bowls over cooked rice.
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Here is that recipe for you again:

1/2 cup white rice
1/4 cup honey
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
1 egg white
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
2 small chicken breasts (12oz), cut into 2″ pieces
salt & pepper
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 green onions, chopped
2 cups broccoli florets

1.Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine honey, sesame seeds, soy sauce, and garlic together in a small bowl then set aside. In a separate larger bowl, whisk together egg white and cornstarch until smooth. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper then add to egg white mixture and toss to evenly coat.

2.In a small saucepan, steam broccoli until crisp tender then set aside.

3.Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then carefully add chicken. Cook for 3-4 minutes a side, or until cooked through. Turn off heat and remove skillet from burner. Add prepared sauce and green onions then toss to combine. Stir in broccoli, then scoop mixture into bowls over cooked rice.

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