Chicken Char Siu

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.

Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 108
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 15.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.1g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 241mg
  • Calcium: 10mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients except the cooking spray; marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. 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.
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