Better than Take-Out Baked Orange Sesame Chicken – Kid Friendly Things To Do

Better than take out Baked Orange-Sesame Chicken. This recipe will be a family favorite. Healthy and full of flavor, this recipe is perfect for tonight’s dinner with the family…

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Baked Orange Sesame Chicken

It’s amazing how the best meals always come out of desperation. I made this Baked Orange-Sesame Chicken when the cupboard and the refrigerator were very low in supplies. (That happens a lot, here!) It’s funny, I was envious when I heard that my mom had ordered Chinese for dinner. That’s until…we made our own little Chinese Dinner. This is so much better than the take out! …So much better, and much, much healthier

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If you are ready to make this recipe, then let’s make sure you have all of the ingredients you need…


  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 4 boneless, and skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 T of all-purpose flour
  • 3 T of sesame seeds
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/4 t of pepper
  • Large zip-lock bag
  • 1 T of unsalted butter, melted


Orange Sesame Baked Chicken

Better than take out
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Author: Melissa


  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • ¼ cup of orange juice
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 T of all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. of sesame seeds
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp of pepper
  • Large zip-lock bag
  • 1 Tbsp. of unsalted butter melted


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Using a shallow dish that will fit all of your chicken breasts, add the soy sauce and orange juice
  • Coat your chicken breasts on both sides, and set aside, leaving the chicken to soak up some more juices
  • Combine the flour, sesame seeds, salt, and pepper into a large zip-tight bag
  • Use tongs to pick the chicken up
  • Shake off excess sauce
  • Place chicken breasts in bag and shake to coat
  • Arrange chicken in a 9x9" baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray
  • Place dabs of butter over the chicken breasts
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until juices in chicken breasts run clear
  • Best when served over fried rice


Best when served over fried rice


Serving: 4g

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