Get ready for a flavorful dinner with this Sesame One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken recipe! The crispy toasted sesame seeds add a delightful crunch to the chicken while the tangy lemon and fragrant garlic add a zesty kick to the dish. Best of all, it’s a one-pan meal, so you can have dinner on the table in no time.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Lemon slices, for garnish
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. In a small bowl, combine the sesame seeds, Cajun seasoning, garlic powder, flour, salt, and pepper.
  2. Coat the chicken breasts in the sesame seed mixture, shaking off any excess.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat.
  4. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  5. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  6. Add the minced garlic to the skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  7. Add the chicken broth and lemon juice to the skillet and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  9. Return the chicken to the skillet and spoon the sauce over the top.
  10. Garnish with lemon slices and chopped parsley before serving.


  • Serve with steamed vegetables or over a bed of rice for a complete meal.
  • To make the recipe spicier, increase the amount of Cajun seasoning.
  • Substitute the chicken broth with white wine for a different flavor profile.


This Sesame One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken recipe is a must-try for any chicken lover! The crispy sesame seeds, tangy lemon, and fragrant garlic make for a deliciously flavorful dish that’s perfect for any weeknight dinner. Plus, with just one pan to clean up, it’s a mealtime win-win!

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