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After poaching chicken, I cut the breasts into cubes, re-dipped in the spicy honey sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds and tossed under the broiler for a few minutes.

Serve these over grilled Bok Choy and white rice. The recipe for poaching and the honey sauce can be found here.

honey sesame chickenWhat you need:

  • 2 poached chicken breasts
  • 1 c spicy honey sauce
  • 4 tbs pepper jelly
  • 4 tbs orange marmalade
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 c thinly-sliced green onions
  • sesame seeds, toasted if desired
  • Freshly ground sea salt and black pepper

What you do:

  • Transfer 1 c sauce from slow cooker to saucepan.
  • Add 1/4 c honey, pepper jelly and marmalade.
  • Stir to dissolve.
  • Mix cornstarch with 3 tbs of water and whisk into sauce mixture.
  • Continue to cook until thickened.
  • Cut chicken into bite-size pieces and place in saucepan with sauce.
  • Toss to coat.
  • Heat broiler.
  • Place chicken in baking dish and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Broil for 5 min, until caramelizing begins.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle with green onions.
  • Serve over white rice and grilled baby Bok Choy, with additional sauce
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