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A Grilled Chicken Recipe with an Asian Flavor

For an easy grilled boneless chicken recipe, which has the wonderful flavor of the orient, you are sure to enjoy this one. Many people are unsure how to cook BBQ chicken but with this recipe you cannot go wrong. Soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger are used as a marinade for the chicken. It is best to leave the chicken to marinate overnight for the flavors to mingle and for the chicken to absorb as much of the taste as possible. After that, you simply grill the chicken for four or five minutes on each side over a medium heat. You might want to boil the chicken in hot water for a couple of minutes before grilling them, just to ensure the inside is cooked properly.

Out of all the Asian style fried chicken recipes there are, this one is especially mouthwatering because the flavors are kept simple. Ginger, garlic, and honey are combined with fragrant sesame oil and a little soy sauce to give the chicken a great taste.

There are easy chicken recipes for everybody, no matter whether you prefer the thought of smoked chicken recipes, chicken casserole recipes, or even some exotic international recipes. If you enjoy succulent chicken, this oriental barbecued chicken should be right up your street because the marinade infuses the chicken with wonderful flavor and helps it to stay juicy and delicious while you grill it. There is nothing like the aroma of grilled chicken on a hot summer's day, so why not invite the neighbors over, fire up the grill and make some delicious side dishes to go with this excellent grilled chicken recipe. Potato salad, coleslaw and a simple side salad would do just fine.

Oriental Barbecued Chicken

Ingredients -

6 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
2 tablespoons honey
1 garlic clove
2 teaspoons sliced ginger
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
cup soy sauce

Preparation:

Combine the honey, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger in a Ziploc bag and add the chicken.

Shake the bag, ensuring the chicken is covered evenly in the marinade.

Let it marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours.

Preheat the grill to medium high and grill the chicken until it is cooked through.

Discard the marinade to avoid food contamination.

If you prefer to make a sauce with the marinade, add a cup of water to it and boil it for 5 minutes.

This will kill any bacteria from the raw chicken.

(Serves 4)

Oriental Barbecued Chicken

Oriental Barbecued Chicken

Photo Description:

You can see from this picture how the grill marks make the oriental barbecued chicken look extra special. This easy recipe combines just a few ingredients but the results are spectacular. If you are a fan of international recipes and you like Chinese flavors, you are going to love this one. Serve this grilled Chinese chicken with some salad or maybe some boiled rice and you have a very appetizing entree. Grilled chicken is healthy because chicken is naturally lean. Any fat will drip off as the chicken grills so if you are watching your waistline, opt for one of our healthy and easy chicken recipes.