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There’s nothing more frustrating for moms than when they find themselves making something different for each member of the family. I call it “short order cook syndrome” and one of our goals at weelicious is to help you avoid falling victim to it. I know that when I’m in the kitchen cooking for hours and making multiple meals, it makes me super grouchy, so preparing recipes that I know everyone under my roof will love is paramount.

Kenya and Chloe are big fans of Chicken Pesto Tenders, Wee Nuggets and Chicken on a Stick, but since I’m always on the hunt for new ideas I switched things up and tried rolling pieces of chicken in sesame seeds and then cooking them for a few minutes on each side. Sesame seeds are a great source of magnesium, copper, zinc and calcium and also have a nutty taste, especially when toasted. This dish was a big hit with my gang so I wanted to tell you about it immediately — kid friendly, but also delicious for mommies and daddies.

Isn’t life so much easier when you can cook one thing for the whole family (and have them all be happy)?!

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Sesame Chicken Tenders

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Author: Catherine McCord
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1 Lb Chicken Tenders, cleaned, rinsed & dried
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds, untoasted
  • 1 Tbsp oil

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    Nutrition

    Sodium: 720mg | Fiber: 2g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Calories: 260kcal | Fat: 15g | Protein: 27g | Carbohydrates: 4g
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    About the Author

    Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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    1. My favorite choidhlod meal was not a meal but more of an appetizer. Won tons were always a favorite. My mom would have to parcel out these won tons so that each of her 4 children and husband would have an equal amount.

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