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Rev up simple grilled chicken thighs with aromatic Chinese five-spice powder—a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns. The glaze thickens as it cools; simply reheat it in the microwave for 10 seconds for the right consistency.Prep: 7 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
7 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
19 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs and 2 tablespoons glaze)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill.

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over chicken. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cook chicken 6 minutes on each side or until done.

  • While chicken grills, combine jam and next 3 ingredients in a nonstick skillet. Simmer over medium-low heat 8 minutes or until glaze is reduced to 1/2 cup. Drizzle glaze evenly over chicken; garnish with blackberries, if desired. Serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

285 calories; calories from fat 41%; fat 13g; saturated fat 3.6g; mono fat 4.9g; poly fat 2.9g; protein 30.6g; carbohydrates 17.3g; cholesterol 112mg; iron 2.7mg; sodium 395mg; calcium 32mg.
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