The Geeky Gourmet Ep 5: Sesame Chicken Recipe Video

In this installment, the Geeky Gourmet aims to please with a touch o' Chinese (sort of). Namely, his patented Sesame Chicken with Asian Salad


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,


 Boneless skinless chicken breasts2
 Honey4 Tablespoon
 Sesame seeds3 Tablespoon
 Garlic powder1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
For salad
 Romaine head1⁄2 , torn in small pieces
 Ice berg lettuce1⁄4 , torn in small pieces
 Julienne cut carrot1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canned mandarin orange segments14 Ounce, drained
 Asian salad dressing2 Tablespoon (or more)
For serving
 Crisp chowmein noodles1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 719 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g33.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.8 mg

Sodium 574 mg23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g25.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.8%

Sugars 49.8 g

Protein 51 g101.4%

Vitamin A 219% Vitamin C 116.2%

Calcium 31.2% Iron 36.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a microwave or on stove top, heat the honey until warm.

3. In oven proof bowl, place the chicken breast and brush with honey on all sides.
4. In a bowl, mix together sesame seeds, garlic powder and black pepper powder.
5. Sprinkle the sesame mixture over chicken and bake in oven for 30 minutes or until light brown on top
For salad
6. In a bowl, put all the ingredients for Asian salad, and toss well to coat with dressing.

7. Cut the chicken breast in slices and serve with Asian salad.

Editors Review

A Chinese chicken dish to go with your rice? Sesame chicken that too a baked version will just do it for you! Make this version of Mark's dish, see the video for more!