Sticky Sesame Chicken With Broccolini and Brown Rice

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Try this Sticky Sesame Chicken With Broccolini and Brown Rice for dinner tonight
Sticky Sesame Chicken with Broccolini and Brown Rice

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Broccolini is a cross between Chinese broccoli and the traditional variety. With smaller florets and longer stalks, it tastes less bitter and has a sweetness closer to asparagus. In this dish, it's roasted with glazed chicken and served with brown rice.

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2
Servings
793
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic, divided
  • 1/2 Tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 scallions, divided
  • 1 bunch broccolini
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 Cup brown rice
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce (gluten-free)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 packet Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon white sesame seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil over high heat. Mince garlic. Trim and discard skin of ginger and mince. Rinse scallions, trim and discard roots, then thinly slice on a diagonal. Rinse broccolini, trim and discard bottom 2 inches, then halve lengthwise. Rinse chicken, pat dry with paper towel, then cut into 1-inch cubes.

Add rice and a generous pinch salt to pot of boiling water and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

While rice cooks, season chicken all over with ½ teaspoon kosher salt and pepper. Place on ½ of a baking sheet. On other ½, toss broccolini with ½ of garlic, ½ of scallions, 1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, and pepper. Arrange in a single layer, transfer to oven, and roast until chicken is cooked through and broccolini is crisp, 12 to 15 minutes.

While chicken and broccolini roast, add soy sauce, honey, hoisin sauce, as much Sriracha as desired, ginger, and remaining garlic to a medium pan over medium heat. Cook until sticky and just bubbling, about 3 minutes (see Recipe Tip). Remove pan from heat.

Pour glaze over roasted chicken and toss to coat.

Garnish glazed chicken with sesame seeds and remaining scallions. Enjoy with roasted broccolini and a side of rice just like your favorite take-out dish.

Sesame Chicken Shopping Tip

Rice is a staple of Asian cooking – for a more nutritious rice dish, reach for brown rice at your grocery store, it has a high protein and fiber content.

Sesame Chicken Cooking Tip

Plan your meal accordingly, brown rice takes about twice as long to cook as white rice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
27%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
199mg
66%
Protein
77g
100%
Carbs
85g
28%
Vitamin A
121µg
13%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.5%
Vitamin B6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C
277mg
100%
Vitamin D
3IU
1%
Vitamin E
5mg
25%
Vitamin K
348µg
100%
Calcium
231mg
23%
Fiber
11g
45%
Folate (food)
244µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
244µg
61%
Iron
5mg
30%
Magnesium
243mg
61%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
31mg
100%
Phosphorus
979mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
2235mg
64%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
56.4%
Sodium
1782mg
74%
Sugars, added
17g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
47.4%
Zinc
5mg
31%

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