The Tavern Recipes

Low Fat Sesame Chicken

  • 1 Cup chopped white meat chicken
  • ¼ Cup sliced yellow onion
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ Teaspoon sriracha sauce (more if you like spicy)
  • 1 Teaspoon white sesame seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons thin sliced green onion
  1. Sauté chicken and onions in a small frying pan with olive oil and sesame oil on medium heat until onions are translucent.
  2. Reduce heat to low and add soy sauce, sriracha, and honey in that order.
  3. Stir frequently for 2 minutes or until sauce has reduced, turn off heat.
  4. Sprinkle sesame seeds and green onions and serve over rice.
  5. Enjoy! 

Low Sodium Curry Chicken and Almond Soup

  • ½ Cup chopped chicken
  • ¼ Cup diced bell pepper
  • ¼ Cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 Can chickpeas
  • 1 Qt. low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 Can (13.5 oz) coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons curry paste (red works best or can use yellow curry powder in a pinch)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ Cup toasted almond slivers
  1. Sauté bell pepper and onion in olive oil until onions are translucent and aromatic.
  2. Add chicken, chickpeas, and curry paste.  Sauté for 1-2 minutes on medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3.  Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add coconut milk stirring rapidly.
  5. Serve in a bowl and top with almonds.
  6. Enjoy!