A delightful combination of sesame and orange flavors makes this Sesame Orange Glazed Chicken a favorite among both kids and adults. The perfect balance of sweet and savory, this dish is quick and easy to prepare, making it a go-to recipe for busy weeknights or special occasions.
Sesame Orange Glazed Chicken
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
- 2 green onions, sliced (for garnish)
- Cooked white rice (for serving)
- In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, orange juice, honey, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger.
- Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and pour half of the marinade over them. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
- Remove chicken from the marinade and grill for 6-7 minutes per side or until cooked through.
- While grilling, heat the remaining marinade in a small saucepan until it thickens to a glaze consistency.
- Brush the glaze over the grilled chicken during the last few minutes of cooking.
- Sprinkle sesame seeds and sliced green onions on top for garnish.
- Serve the Sesame Orange Glazed Chicken over cooked white rice.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 28g