Sesame-Crusted Chicken


Sesame-Crusted Chicken

Sesame-Crusted Chicken
10 Min

Once you bite into our crispy Sesame-Crusted Chicken, we're sure the flavors will have you hooked! It's the perfect combination of seasonings, topped with yummy sesame seeds! It's an easy way to change up your dinner routine, and you're going to want it again and again! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

What to Do

  1. In a shallow dish, whisk egg and water until well combined. In another shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, sesame seeds, thyme, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well. 
  2. Dip chicken into egg mixture, then the bread crumb mixture, coating evenly with each. 
  3. In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat oil until hot. Sauté chicken 4 to 5 minutes per side or until no pink remains.

Test Kitchen Tip

  • Fun Fact!
    • The sesame seed was the first recorded seasoning, dating back to 3000 BC? Its slightly sweet, nutty flavor is still popular today as it flavors and fancies up loads of dishes.
  • Love this sesame chicken recipe? Check out our Baked Sesame Shrimp or East Meets West Chicken
  • What do you think of our Sesame-Crusted Chicken? Tell us in the comments below! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 493
  • Calories from Fat 345
  • Total Fat 38g 59 %
  • Saturated Fat 5.9g 30 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 29g 57 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 76mg 25 %
  • Sodium 395mg 16 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 13g 4 %
  • Dietary Fiber 6.4g 26 %
  • Sugars 0.9g 0 %

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