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Stir-Fry Sesame Chicken

With bright vegetables and tender chicken, this stir fry will easily become a family favorite.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dairy-free, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 287kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil or coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup clean-eating teriyaki sauce divided, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken thighs or breasts, sliced into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper stemmed, seeded, and sliced into strips
  • 1 yellow or orange bell pepper stemmed, seeded, and sliced into strips
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups green beans fresh, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup scallions chopped (sliced diagonally)or chopped cilantro
  • 1/8 cup sesame seeds


  • Toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Set aside.
  • Coat chicken strips in half the teriyaki sauce. Add oil to a pan or wok over medium heat. Cook for about 4-5 minutes per side until golden and cooked through.
  • Set aside.
  • Add green beans and water or chicken stock to the pan. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes, until beans are crisp-tender. Add sesame oil and peppers to the pan with the beans. Cook uncovered for about 4 minutes. Add garlic and remaining teriyaki sauce, cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Return chicken to pan and stir. Cook for one minute, until warmed. Remove from heat and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Garnish with scallions or cilantro.
  • Serve with brown rice or noodles.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 1059mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9