Tahini Chicken Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Tahini Chicken  Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Tahini Chicken

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"The key ingredient, tahini, is a sesame paste available in Asian stores, but recently has been seen in major grocery chains. It tastes like a mix of Asian and Mediterranean, close to a peanut sauce satay but made from sesame. It's quick, tasty, and out of the ordinary. Serve over couscous or noodles."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Bring water and bouillon cube to a boil in a pot until bouillon is dissolved; decrease heat to low. Whisk tahini, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger into bouillon mixture until smooth. Keep sauce warm over low heat.
  2. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir chicken until no longer pink in the center, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Whisk flour into tahini sauce until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add cooked chicken to tahini sauce and toss to coat.
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Jul 16, 2014

I increased the garlic to two cloves and thickened with 1 tablespoon corn starch instead of flour. If I were to repeat I would add chopped pimentos for color and whole cashews for texture. My household thought that this dish was so-so.

 
May 01, 2014

Fantastic! Real quick and tasty recipe.

 

4 Ratings

Jun 14, 2014

I wish that there was a 4 1/2 stars, but I'm rounding up. Anyway I really liked this, but felt that the sauce came out sort of... thick. Maybe that's my fault? I had kept the tahini in the fridge and it was a little thick, so I'd suggest that if you are using tahini let it get to room temperature. Anyway, it was really tasty, with a nice hint of sweetness. I used a pound of chicken tenderloins and it worked out well. I used vegetable broth instead of a bouillon cube, and didn't use any sesame seeds because I didn't have any! :) I didn't use any rice or noodles or anything -- instead, I served it with some sauteed dark leafy greens (an "Asian" blend with bok choy, kale, chard, etc) that I'd sauteed in a peanut oil blend with some more of the fresh ginger. I think it worked well together as a fairly healthy meal.

 
Apr 14, 2014

Really delicious, quick, and easy! I only had powdered ginger and tastes just great!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 424 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 22.4 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 33.9 g
  • 68%
  • Sodium
  • 1619 mg
  • 65%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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