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This DELICIOUS baked Sesame Ginger Chicken is making a comeback. With only 5 minutes of prep time, you'll have a healthy dinner in the oven. What are you waiting for? | theendlessmeal.com

Baked Sesame Ginger Chicken

  • Author: Kristen Stevens | The Endless Meal
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings (can easily be doubled) 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This DELICIOUS baked Sesame Ginger Chicken is making a comeback. With only 5 minutes of prep time, you’ll have a healthy dinner in the oven. What are you waiting for?


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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks or thighs
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 heaping teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 heaping tablespoons brown sugar (sub coconut sugar for paleo, omit for Whole30)
  • 1 heaping teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 420 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Place the chicken in a medium-sized bowl and toss with the sesame oil.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all the remaining ingredients. Sprinkle over the chicken and toss to coat.
  4. Place chicken on the prepared baking sheet, skin-side up, and bake for 45 minutes, or until the top is brown and crispy, and the chicken is no longer pink inside.
  5. Get ready to lick your fingers!

Notes

The recipe can easily be doubled, tripled or more.