Black and White Sesame Chicken

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
8

Black and white sesame seeds make a good looking crust for these chicken breasts. Rice noodles with a roasted garlic teriyaki sauce make this dish complete.

Ingredients

1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup black sesame seeds
1 cup Japanese bread crumbs
8 5-oz. chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
Salt and pepper, as needed
2 eggs, slightly beaten and mixed with 1 tbsp. water
3 tbsp. olive oil
Rice noodles with roasted garlic teriyaki sauce
Green beans, optional

Steps

1. On a large plate, combine the sesame seeds and bread crumbs until completely mixed. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, dip into egg wash, and then sesame mixture.

2. In a large pan, heat oil until hot but not smoking. Add chicken in batches, sesame side down, and cook the chicken, turning once, for 10-12 min. or until cooked through.

3. Serve with rice noodles dressed in roasted garlic teriyaki sauce and green beans, if desired.

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