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Sesame Chicken with Peppers and Snow Peas

Photo of prepared Sesame Chicken and Peas
Photo attribution: Caeli Willard
Ready In: 30 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeLow Added Sugar
Ginger and sesame add an Asian flare to this dish.

What you'll need

Sharp knife
Cutting board
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Large skillet
Wooden spoon
Small bowl


Serves 4
1 tablespoon Sesame Seeds
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 pound Chicken Breasts boneless and skinless, cut into strips
2 cups Snow Peas trimmed
1 Red Bell Pepper medium, chopped
1 Green Bell Pepper medium, chopped
3 tablespoons Soy Sauce
2 tablespoons Water
1 1/2 teaspoons Brown Sugar packed
1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger
2 stalks Green Onions sliced
2 cups Brown Rice cooked



Step 1 picture
Place sesame seeds in a large nonstick skillet; cook for 2 minutes over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Remove from skillet and set aside.


Step 2 picture
Spray same skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add chicken; cook and stir for about 10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.


Step 3 picture
Add snow peas and bell peppers; stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes more until vegetables are crisp-tender.


Step 4 picture
In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, water, brown sugar, and ginger; add to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes over medium-high heat.


Step 5 picture
Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions. Serve ¾ cups of chicken mixture over ½ cup of brown rice.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.25 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 293
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 470 mg20%
Total Carbohydrate 28 g10%
Dietary Fiber 5 g18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: