Chicken Char Siu

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Chicken Char Siu Recipe
Randy Mayor
Brought by Chinese immigrants to Hawaii, this dish is typically made with baby back ribs. Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are a tender and tasty substitute with less fat.
9 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)


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1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 18 strips
Cooking spray


Combine all ingredients except the cooking spray; marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours.

Preheat broiler.

Thread 1 chicken strip onto each of 18 (6-inch) skewers, reserving marinade. Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 6 minutes. Turn skewers over; baste with reserved marinade. Broil 6 minutes or until done.

Created date

February 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 108
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 15.2 g
Carbohydrate 4.1 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 241 mg
Calcium 10 mg