Sticky honey-ginger chicken

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

4

Sticky honey-ginger chicken

Sticky honey-ginger chicken.
Photo, Jodi Pudge.


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice , about 2 oranges
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 oranges , halved

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium.
  • WHISK juice with zest, honey, ginger and salt in a large shallow bowl. Pour half into a small bowl and reserve. Add chicken breasts to juice mixture in large bowl. Let stand at room temperature for 15 min, flipping halfway.
  • OIL grill, then barbecue chicken, with lid closed, basting often with marinating liquid, for 6 min. Flip and continue grilling, without basting, until springy when pressed, 6 to 8 more min. Add oranges to the grill, cut-side down, for the last 5 min. Drizzle reserved orange mixture on chicken and serve with grilled oranges and zucchini salad.

Suggested side dish

Try it with our minted zucchini salad.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 379,
  • Protein
  • 55 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30 g,
  • Fat
  • 4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 353 mg.
Wine Pairings

AROMATIC CHICKEN | CRISP CHARDONNAY
This chardonnay offers just a touch of toasty oak that complements but doesn’t overwhelm the delicate fruit and spice of Sticky Honey-Ginger Chicken. It’s brisk and clean with pear and citrus, followed by a silky finish. Plus, it’s a bargain!
Kressmann Selection Chardonnay, France, $9.