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Your New Fave High-Protein Appetizer: Sesame Chicken Fingers

He shared a guiltless burger recipe with us last month for Memorial Day and today we’re happy to sharing another recipe from celebrity trainer and wellness guru David Kirsch. Full of protein and flavor, these Sesame Chicken Fingers are a healthy play on what is usually a pretty unhealthy appetizer. Make ’em for your next party — or for your dad this Father’s Day! They’re sure to please a crowd, large or small.

Sesame Chicken Fingers
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 1
These sesame chicken fingers from David Kirsch go over well at parties. They're also great as a light meal served with broccoli.
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast sliced into 4 strips
  • 1 tablespoon toasted black and white sesame seeds
  1. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, mustard, water and turmeric.
  2. Marinate the chicken in the mixture up to 1 hour.
  3. Coat the chicken with sesame seeds.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. Place the chicken on a nonstick baking pan.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken strips are cooked through.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 195 Fat: 8 Saturated fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 2 Sugar: 0 Fiber: 2 Protein: 26

We have to imagine these would also be awesome on the grill this summer … and for tailgating in the fall! —Jenn

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