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Sesame Chicken With Snow Peas

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“This is a lower sodium and lightened version of Sesame Chicken (no breading). Here, it is paired with steamed snow peas and brown rice, but you could easily swap them for steamed broccoli or whatever you wish.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, and honey; toss in the chicken and marinate 20 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a skillet over medium high heat; brown chicken in batches (discard marinade), about 3 to 5 minutes each, adding oil between batches.
  3. Transfer chicken to a plate and wipe out skillet.
  4. Add 2 teaspoons oil, cook green onions (reserve some of the green tops for garnish), ginger, and garlic and cook 1 minute.
  5. Whisk together broth, sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, chili paste, and remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce; add to skillet.
  6. Cook until it thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes; stir in sesame oil.
  7. Meanwhile, steam snow peas in a steamer basket placed over boiling water, until crisp tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Return chicken to skillet to heat through.
  9. Serve over brown rice, with snow peas on the side.
  10. Garnish with reserved green onions and sesame seeds.

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