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Keto Sesame Chicken

When you are craving a delicious meal that is full of flavor, this Low Carb Sesame Chicken is perfection!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: easy
Servings: 8
Calories: 232.99kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil divided
  • 1 ½ pound chicken thighs cut into ¾” pieces
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • cup coconut aminos
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Swerve Confectioners
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons fresh minced ginger
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Select saute and heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil over high heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt. Add the chicken when the Instant Pot says hot and cook until brown, working in batches if necessary.
  • Remove the chicken from the pot.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the coconut aminos, chicken broth, Swerve, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper flakes. Add into the pressure cooker and scrape up any browned bits.
  • Return the chicken to the pot and lock the lid. Cook on high for 3 minutes and then do an instant release.
  • Press cancel and select saute. Add the xanthan gum and remaining tablespoon of sesame oil and cook until the sauce thickens.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve

Stovetop Instructions

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the chicken and cook until browned.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the coconut aminos, chicken broth, Swerve, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper flakes.
  • Add the sauce to the skillet and stir until combined. Sprinkle with xanthan gum and cook until the sauce thickens.

Nutrition

Calories: 232.99kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.79g | Protein: 14.01g | Fat: 17.93g | Saturated Fat: 4.35g | Cholesterol: 83.35mg | Sodium: 570.93mg | Potassium: 186.1mg | Fiber: 0.25g | Sugar: 0.02g | Vitamin A: 103.4IU | Vitamin C: 1.15mg | Calcium: 11.68mg | Iron: 0.67mg