Healthy Sesame Chicken
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Serves: 4-6 servings
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 2 large chicken breasts diced into 1" chunks
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey, or to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons water, or to desired sauce consistency
  • green onions, to garnish
  • sesame seeds, to garnish
  1. Preheat your skillet or pan over medium heat until hot. Add coconut oil to the skillet and then place the diced chicken into the pan. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes or tender the chicken is cooked through. Remove from pan and place onto a plate.
  2. Wipe the skillet with a paper towel.
  3. Whisk together the soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, fresh ginger, cornstarch, honey, and water together and place it into the same skillet. Simmer over low heat until sauce is bubbling and thickening. Add more water to desired sauce consistency. Taste and add more honey if needed, to taste.
  4. Place the cooked chicken into the sauce, making sure the chicken is warm and coated with the sauce.
  5. Serve on top of quinoa or rice. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.
Recipe by Gal on a Mission at