Sesame Chicken Fingers with Plum Sauce

posted by Angel 04-21-99 3:57 AM

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Sesame Chicken Fingers with Plum Sauce
Categories: Appetizers, Poultry, Sauces
Yield: 36 servings

20 -minutes preparation time
1 -hour marinating time
35 -minutes cooking time

3 lb Chicken breasts, skinless -boneless
1 1/2 c Buttermilk
2 tbl Lemon juice
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp Soy sauce
1 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Pepper; freshly ground
1 Garlic clove; minced
4 c Seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 c Sesame seeds
4 tbl Butter; melted
12 oz Plum perserves
1 1/2 tbl Dry mustard
1 1/2 tbl Prepared white horseradish

If the breasts are whole, split them. Cut each chicken breast half crosswise into 1/2-inch strips.

In a large bowl, combine buttermilk, 1 Tbl. of the lemon juice, Worcestershire, soy sauce, paprika, pepper, and garlic. Add chicken strips and toss to coat. Cover and marinate at room temperater for 1 hour, or refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven to 350F. Drain chicken well.

In a large shallow bowl, toss bread crumbs with sesame seeds to mix.

Roll chicken in crumbs to coat. Arrange in a single layer on a greased baking sheet. Drizzle melted butter over chicken fingers. Bake for 35 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a nonalluminum saucepan, combine plum preserves, mustard, horseradish, and remaining 1 T lemon juice. Melt over low heat, stirring, until smooth.

Serve chicken fingers hot or warm, with plum sauce
for dipping, on the side.

From: 365 Ways to Cook Chicken


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