Garlic-Ginger Chicken

I found this recipe in the October issue of Food Network Magazine that sounded really simple and tasty…I was right. The chicken had a really wonderful garlic-ginger flavor and was so tender and juicy. I served this Chicken with Carrot-Ginger Rice and Sesame Green Beans. We all loved this meal and I will be serving it again and again.

Garlic-Ginger Chicken Thighs:
Adapted recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net
Original recipe by Food Network Magazine – October 2010
 
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 5 boneless and skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of any fat
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp of fresh ginger, peeled & minced
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice (I used 2 oranges)
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Freshly cracked pepper, to taste

Combine the chicken, onion, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, orange juice, and orange zest together in a large zip lock bag. Place in the refrigerator and marinate for 1-24 hours.

Heat a grill pan over medium high heat with the olive oil. Once the pan is hot, add the chicken thighs. Cook for 4-5 minutes then flip over and cook for another 3-4 minutes or until the meat is cooked through. Set on a platter to let the meat rest for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy.

Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net


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2 Responses to “Garlic-Ginger Chicken”

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    Healthy Sexy Soul’s Food For Thought #01: Garlic, Ginger, Onions — Healthy Sexy Soul — December 23, 2012 @ 5:23 pm

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    patrick himalaya — January 25, 2014 @ 8:52 am

    Big Mahalo’z fm the Aloha state! gonna try this recipe..thought about thickening the left over marinade with corn starch and pouring it over the grilled chicken..just a thought

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