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Nutrition Facts

Calories 567
  Calories from Fat 126 (22%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(38%)Cholesterol 115mg
(38%)Sodium 918mg
(15%)Potassium 521mg
Total Carbohydrate 74g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 19g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(70%)Protein 35g
* 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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Ginger Scented Honey Hoisin Chicken Thighs with Sesame


  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 Tbs cooking oil

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce

  • 1/4 cup chicken broth

  • 2 Tbs grated fresh ginger

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds

  • 4 cups hot cooked white rice

  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions, green tops included

Scents of honey, sesame and ginger will fill your kitchen with wonderful aroma as the chicken bakes.


  • In large skillet over medium high heat, place cooking oil. Add chicken and sauté until browned, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • In a small saucepan, mix together soy sauce, honey, hoisin sauce, chicken broth, ginger and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer to reduce sauce, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour sauce over chicken, turning to coat. Place chicken in 325° F oven. Bake about 10 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken registers 165° F.
  • Stir in sesame seeds. Place hot rice on serving platter, add chicken and sauce and garnish with scallions.

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