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Shredded Sesame Chicken

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Category: Appetizers
Recipe Created By: Kathy Przywara


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2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 small carrot
1 rib celery
1/2 small onion
5 peppercorns
2 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari
2 Tbsp tahini
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed


In a small saucepan, lightly poach chicken with celery, carrot, onion and peppercorns. Cool and shred. Reserve broth for another use if desired.

Prepare dressing by whisking together remaining ingredients. Pour over chicken. Refrigerate at least an hour.

This can be used as is or as a base for Sesame Chicken Salad or Sesame Chicken Spring Rolls.


Copyright © 2001 Kathy Przywara. All rights reserved. The copyright of this recipe is retained by the original recipe creator. If you would like to publish this recipe elsewhere in print or online, please contact us to find out how to obtain permission.


Wheat-free tamari can be used in place of soy sauce.

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