Barbecued Honey Garlic Chicken
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 slices fresh ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
- oil for the barbecue
Preparation:20min › Cook:20min › Ready in:40min
- In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the soy sauce, oil, honey, ginger and garlic. Heat in microwave on medium for 1 minute, then stir. Heat again for 30 seconds, watching closely to prevent boiling.
- Place chicken breasts in a shallow dish. Pour soy sauce mixture over, and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
- Preheat barbecue for medium-high heat. Drain marinade from chicken into a small saucepan.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer over medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Set aside for basting.
- Lightly oil the barbecue hot plate. Cook chicken for 6 to 8 minutes each side, or until juices run clear when skewered.
- Baste frequently with remaining marinade. Chicken will turn a beautiful golden brown.
If you're not cooking this on your barbecue, why not try this marinade on chicken cooked under the griller?
Something else. This is an excellent marinade. I omitted all the directions...instead I mixed up the ingredients and put them in a large plastic bag..didn't cook ingredients first. I marinated the chicken for 4 hours. Then I baked it ...I didn't bother to baste it...it turns a beautiful golden brown. I removed the ginger before baking. Also, instead of crushing the garlic, I minced it...yum! One thing I will do next time is put foil in the pan that I'm baking in...makes washing up much easier. This is very moist and tender. - 18 Jul 2008
Altered ingredient amounts. This recipe was alright, but lacked the true bento flavour I was after. I made a few changes: doubled the marinade, marinaded overnight and cooked on the hob. I also recommend using sodium reduced soy sauce as it was very salty. I will not be making this again. - 18 Jul 2008
Altered ingredient amounts. I give this one 5 stars. I thought it was a very easy recipe and resulted in an excellent chicken. Reminded me of an Japanese restaraunt I used to go to. I made everything as the recipe stated, except I doubled the marinade. This left me plenty for basting and drizzling. I also sprinkled sesame seeds on the sliced chicken. I served over Jasmine rice. Highly recommended. - 18 Jul 2008