Grilled Huli Huli Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Huli Huli Chicken Recipe

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I got this grilled chicken recipe from a friend while living in Hawaii. It sizzles with the flavors of brown sugar, ginger and soy sauce. Huli means "turn" in Hawaiian. —Sharon Boling, Coronado, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup sherry or chicken broth
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 24 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 5 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

2 chicken thighs: 391 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 151mg cholesterol, 651mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, trace fiber), 43g protein

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Reserve 1-1/3 cups for basting; cover and refrigerate. Divide remaining marinade between two large resealable plastic bags. Add 12 chicken thighs to each; seal bags and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink; baste occasionally with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Huli Huli Chicken in Taste of Home June/July 2012, p20

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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mport001
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2016

"I have made this several times and it is consistently delicious! I omit the sherry/chicken broth."

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mglahti
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2016

"This was delicious and easy to fix. Will definitely do this again."

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wasoongu
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2016

"A family favorite! Marinade for a full 24 hours for an all-out knock-your-socks-off taste."

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auntmarianb
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"Made this recipe for a Memorial Day BBQ & it got rave reviews...now my go to grilled chicken recipe"

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KristineChayes
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"This moist, flavorful chicken was a big hit! I will definitely be using this recipe again!"

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greatwithoutgluten
Reviewed May. 30, 2016

"We enjoyed this recipe. l will make it again. We liked the sweetness the chicken had."

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3GirlsPlus
Reviewed May. 28, 2016

"I used this on chicken breasts, and my family enjoyed it. Turned out quite moist!"

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khegeman
Reviewed May. 19, 2016

"Disappointing. My family found it just ok. Nothing special. There are better grilled chicken recipes out there."

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PinkPrincess747
Reviewed May. 16, 2016

"I followed this recipe exactly and it turned out...AMAZING!!! My husband and I enjoyed it immensely!! Thank you very much for sharing - I can't wait to make it again!"

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Libra70
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2016

"The BEST Huli Huli chicken recipe EVER! I have made it twice in one week."

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