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Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Asian Barbecue Chicken

Fire up your grill for this quick and healthy Asian barbecue chicken recipe.

Cooking Light MARCH 2002

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 (6-ounce) chicken thighs, skinned
  • Cooking spray
  • Lime wedges (optional)
  • Green onion tops (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 4 hours, turning occasionally.

Prepare grill.

Remove chicken from bag, reserving marinade. Place marinade in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute.

Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 20 minutes or until done, turning and basting frequently with the marinade. Garnish with lime wedges and green onion tops, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 297
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 39.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.1g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 161mg
  • Iron: 2.7mg
  • Sodium: 706mg
  • Calcium: 39mg
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