Sesame Chicken Fingers – Weight Watchers

The restaurant version of this dish is loaded with fat, thanks to deep frying. We coated the chicken with flour and then pan-seared it to lighten it up. Only 5 Weight Watchers Points per serving.

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Sesame Chicken Fingers - Weight Watchers
Serves 4
The restaurant version of this dish is loaded with fat, thanks to deep frying. We coated the chicken with flour and then pan-seared it to lighten it up. Only 5 Weight Watchers Points per serving.
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263 calories
7 g
96 g
9 g
37 g
2 g
140 g
513 g
2 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
140g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263
Calories from Fat 75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
13%
Saturated Fat 2g
9%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 96mg
32%
Sodium 513mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates 7g
2%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 2g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
7%
Iron
11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What you need
  1. 2 Tbsp sesame seeds, raw
  2. 1 Tbsp mineral water
  3. 1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  4. 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  5. 1 Tbsp sherry (dry or sweet)
  6. 1 tsp ginger root, fresh, minced
  7. 1/2 tsp five-spice powder
  8. 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  9. 1/2 tsp table salt
  10. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  11. 1 pound(s) uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s), cut into 2-inch strips
  12. 2 tsp peanut oil
What you do
  1. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add sesame seeds and cook until lightly toasted, shaking pan frequently, about 2 to 3 minutes; transfer seeds to a shallow dish and set aside.
  3. Whisk water, soy sauce, maple syrup, sherry, ginger and five-spice powder together in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. Combine flour, salt and pepper together in a shallow dish; add chicken and turn to coat.
  5. Shake chicken pieces to remove excess flour.
  6. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Add chicken and sauté until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add soy sauce mixture to chicken and cook until sauce thickens and is almost evaporated, about 2 to 3 minutes more.
  9. Dip chicken pieces in toasted sesame seeds and serve, drizzled with any additional soy sauce mixture.
  10. Yields about 4 strips per serving.
Adapted from Weight Watchers
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calories
263
fat
9g
protein
37g
carbs
7g
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Adapted from Weight Watchers
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