Print Options

 
 
 Print
Exotic Grilled Chicken Recipe

Exotic Grilled Chicken Recipe

The marinade makes a savory statement in this grilled chicken recipe from our Test Kitchen home economists. It smells so good when cooking, your family and guests will be eager to try a piece.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 45 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first 10 ingredients. Set aside 1/4 cup for basting; cover and refrigerate. Add chicken to bag; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Grill chicken, skin side down, uncovered, over medium heat for 15 minutes on each side. Brush with reserved marinade. Grill for 5 minutes. Turn and baste again; grill 5 minutes longer or until meat juices run clear. Discard unused marinade. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.