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Orange-Sesame Glazed Barbecue Chicken

Orange-Sesame Glazed Barbecue Chicken
Perry C. Riddle / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: I have never been thrilled about chicken as an entree. But I became a convert after trying the barbecued chicken at Happy Trails Catering & Cafe in Pasadena. The marinade is not to be believed. Can you investigate ... Read more

Total time: 40 minutes plus 1 hour standing | Serves 8
  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger root
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • Salt, pepper
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Step 1Combine orange juice concentrate, vegetable and sesame oils, vinegar, garlic, sesame seeds, ginger, soy sauce, chili sauce and salt and pepper to taste in bowl. Add chicken, cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours.

Step 2Grill chicken on grill pan set over medium to medium-high heat or on outdoor grill, basting pieces with sauce and turning frequently, until chicken is fully cooked and richly glazed on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.

Each serving:
259 calories; 297 mg sodium; 99 mg cholesterol; 9 grams fat; 2 grams carbohydrates; 40 grams protein; 0.06 gram fiber.
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