Spicy Asian Chicken with Citrus Recipe
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 60 min
1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
6 to 8 cloves fresh
garlic, small dice
2 teaspoons hot chili garlic sauce
4 teaspoons hoisen sauce
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1/2 cup fresh-squeezed
Zest and juice from 2 limes
1 (3 to 4 pound) chicken, cut up into eight pieces
Fresh cilantro (reserve for garnish)
In a bowl, make the marinade by combining soy sauce, garlic,
chili garlic sauce, hoisen sauce, sesame oil, orange juice, and lime
zest and juice with a whisk; place mixture into a zip-lock plastic bag
Add chicken pieces, lock bag, and massage marinade into
chicken. Place bag (with chicken and marinade) on a plate, and put into the refrigerator overnight or all day.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Remove chicken from marinade to an oven-proof dish, pour
marinade over the chicken, and bake approximately 1 hour or until the chicken
internal temperature of 160 degrees F. on your
meat thermometer (juices will run clear when cut with the tip of a knife).
Makes 4 servings.