SHAWNEESIOUX'S BAKED SESAME CHICKEN
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup untoasted sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 boneless chicken breasts or thighs
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Heat oven to 400. On wax paper, mix the seeds, salt and pepper. Put the soy sauce in a small bowl. Dip each piece of chicken in the soy sauce to coat, then dredge in the seeds. Arrange in a baking pan and drizzle with the butter. Bake about 40 minutes until the chicken is done. Baste with the drippings once during cooking time.

Makes 4 servings
Freezing not recommended

Per Serving: 237 Calories; 12g Fat; 29g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 2g Net Carbs

This had an OK flavor, but the texture of all those little seeds was a bit odd. Maybe it would have been a little better on boneless breasts. I doubt that I'll make this again. I think shawneesioux suggested grinding the seeds for the coating. I tried that in my mini food processor it was impossible to do. They just sort of flew around and didn't hit the blades. I guess some other sort of grinder is needed to do this.


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