Sesame Chicken Fingers with Two Dipping Sauces

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Cook Time: 20 min.
Chinese mustard and teriyaki inspire two very different dipping sauces for these crunchy chicken snacks.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbs water
  • 1 cup fine crumbs made from plain rice crackers or panko crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 3 Tbs vegetable oil
  • Chinese Mustard Sauce:1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sweet and hot Chinese mustard
  • 2 Tbs Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbs crystallized ginger, minced
  • Teriyaki Sauce:1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup black bean sauce (with chili optional)
  • 1/4 cup scallion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tsp brown sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 500°F.
  • Trim chicken breasts, cutting them into 1-inch by 3-inch strips. In shallow dish, whisk together flour and salt. In another shallow dish, whisk together eggs and water. In third shallow dish, mix together crumbs and sesame seeds.
  • Dredge chicken strips in flour, coating all sides. Dip chicken in egg; then roll chicken strips in crumb mixture to coat well.
  • In large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, warm half the oil. Add half the chicken and saute until golden brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer chicken to baking sheet. Heat remaining oil in skillet and saute remaining chicken strips, transferring to baking sheet when done. Bake chicken until firm and crispy, about 8 minutes. Arrange on platter and serve with dipping sauces.
  • Chinese Mustard Sauce:To make sauces: Mix together all ingredients for each sauce in two separate small bowls. Cover and set aside until ready to serve with chicken.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 387
  Calories from Fat 145 (37%)
(26%)Total Fat 17g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(39%)Cholesterol 118mg
(23%)Sodium 561mg
(14%)Potassium 498mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(51%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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