Keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken

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Keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken
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This keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken recipe is a perfect Chinese dish to add to your regular offerings! Anyone who enjoys Chicken is going to absolutely love this low-carb Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken variation. Providing 4 servings, it's bursting with flavor and certain to leave even the pickiest eaters in your house satisfied and wanting more of this amazing Chinese dish! If you like this keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken recipe, create an account and add it to your favorites; or better yet, share it with others via the social links above!

In addition to being delicious, this scrumptious sweet and sour sesame chicken is also low in carbs, soy, and gluten. This crispy chicken is keto-friendly since it is seasoned with sesame seeds and coconut aminos and works great with cauliflower rice.

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
4
Cooking Time
15 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes

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Keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound boneless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos soy-free seasoning sauce
  • ¼ cup low-calorie natural sweetener (such as Swerve®)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Keto Sweet and Sour Sesame Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Over medium heat, melt butter and oil in a skillet.
  2. Salt and pepper the chicken pieces before adding them.
  3. Cook for approximately 5 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  4. In a dish, combine the sweetener and coconut aminos; mix vigorously until completely dissolved.
  5. Pour over the chicken, then boil for 7 minutes at low heat to thicken the sauce.
  6. Before serving, top with sesame seeds.

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How to Properly Store Chicken

How long can cooked chicken be stored in a refrigerator or freezer?

That relies upon several conditions, but chicken, once cooked, should be refrigerated within 2 hours. To maximize the shelf life of cooked chicken for protection and exceptional quality, refrigerate the chicken in shallow bins or wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap. The cooked chicken will remain for three to four days in the fridge.

To further increase the shelf life of a cooked chicken, freeze it. Store the cooked chicken in plastic storage bins or heavy ziplock freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.

How long does cooked chicken remain withinside the freezer?

Properly stored, it'll preserve the quality of the chicken for approximately four months; however, it will continue to be edible past that time.
The freezer time given is for the best quality of the meat. Cooked chicken that is continuously frozen will preserve indefinitely.

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How long does cooked chicken remain after being frozen and thawed? 

Cooked chicken that properly thaws out in the refrigerator will be edible for three to four days. Cooked chicken thawed in the microwave or in bloodless has no other shelf life and should be consumed immediately.

How long does cooked chicken store at room temperature?

Bacteria develop hastily at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F; cooked chicken must be discarded if left out for more than two hours at improper temperatures.

How to know if a cooked chicken has good bad?

The most common manner is to smell and examine the chicken. Most symptoms of bad chicken include:

  • bitter scent
  • slimy texture

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