Sesame Fried Chicken
Low Carbohydrate Diet
For this Sesame Fried Chicken, use skinless boneless chicken breast and add sesame seeds, soy flour, salt and pepper, paprika, an egg and some water for the batter. Fry in shallow oil.
6 skinless boneless chicken breasts
1/4 cup plus 1-tablespoon sesame seeds
1/4 cup plus 1-tablespoo soy flour
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon paprika
3 tablespoons water
Oil for shallow frying
Combine the sesame seeds, flour, salt and pepper in a dish. Lightly coat the chicken with the mix. Beat the egg and water together. Dip chicken in the egg mixture, shake of excess and then into the herb mix. Place the chicken on a cooking tray and chill in fridge for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350-degrees.
Heat about 1/4-inch of oil in a frying pan or skillet and lightly brown both sides of the chicken breasts, two minutes per side. Place the chicken back on the tray and bake for 25 minutes. Serve hot.
Did You Know?
The fat content of a three-ounce skinless portion of whole roasted chicken is less than half of beef and about one-third of pork, and most fat in chicken is unsaturated, which can actually help lower blood cholesterol.
Yield: 6 Servings
Calories: 584; Fat: 18g; Protein: 92g; Carbohydrate: 11g; Fiber: 4g; Cholesterol: 252mg; Sodium: 249
Calories from fat: 28.1-percent
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain/Starch, 12-1/2 Lean Meat, 2 Fat