A forum for healthy recipes, fun recipes and more!
Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.
We pride ourselves on having the friendliest
and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment
for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers.
If you have any problems registering please drop an email to email@example.com.
Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!
Lemon Sesame Chicken with Green Beans
Servings = 4 | Serving size =4 ounces chicken with green beans and sauce
Cooking Time = 30 Minutes
This recipe does not make very good leftovers. Cooking time does not include marinating time.
4 4 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce or gluten-free tamari sauce
2 Tbsp sesame oil (divided)
1 clove garlic (minced)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 lb young green beans
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (if desired)
1/8 tsp kosher salt
2 tsp sesame seeds
Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry. Cut into cubes about one inch in size.
Whisk together the soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of the sesame oil, lemon juice, and garlic together in a small bowl. Place the chicken and half of the marinade in a zipper bag and let marinate for at least one hour. Retain the other half of the marinade.
Heat a wok to medium high and cook the chicken for approximately 5 minutes, or until done, stirring constantly. Remove the chicken from the wok and set aside.
Quickly wipe the wok clean and add the remaining 1 tsp of sesame oil, the kosher salt, and stir fry the green beans until crisp tender, about 4 minutes.
Add red pepper flakes, the remainder of the marinade, and return the chicken to the wok, stir well and add the sesame seeds.