Marinate chicken, then oven-fry it.
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon each sugar and dry sherry
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
3 large chicken breasts (3 lb. total), split, boned, and skinned
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sesame seed
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons salad oil
Stir together soy sauce, sugar, sherry, ginger, and garlic. Mix
with chicken, cover, and chill 1 to 2 hours.
Place a 10- by 15-inch pan in a 500| oven. Lift chicken from
marinade. In a rimmed plate, blend eggs with 2 tablespoons of the
marinade. On a piece of waxed paper, mix flour and sesame seed. Dip the
chicken in egg, then coat in sesame mixture and set aside in a single
When pan is hot, add butter and oil; swirl until butter is melted.
Put chicken in pan and turn to coat with fat. Bake, uncovered, 5
minutes; turn chicken over and continue cooking until no longer pink in
thickest part (cut to test), about 5 minutes. Serves 6.
Photo: Marinated chicken is coated with sesame and oven-fried;
serve with rice and peas