Sesame-Crusted Chicken

Sesame-Crusted Chicken
This recipe makes 4 servings Serve this quick and easy recipe with sautéed greens, such as spinach or kale.
  • ⅓ cup (75 mL) sesame seeds
  • 4 tsp (18 mL) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  1. In blender or food processor, blend together sesame seeds, flour, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper until fine yet some whole seeds remain. Transfer to shallow dish.
  2. Between plastic wrap, pound chicken to ½-inch (1 cm) thickness. Press into sesame seed mixture, turning and patting to coat.
  3. In large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat; cook chicken, turning once, until no longer pink inside, 12 to 14 minutes.
  4. Source : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2011


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