Spicy Orange Grilled Chicken

Spicy Orange Grilled Chicken
Photo Credits: Ramzi Muliawan via wikis

Chicken is one of the most common poultry products in the world. It is a major source of meat and eggs worldwide and is prepared as food in a wide variety of ways, varying by region and culture. Here we are explaining an Italian recipe to grill chicken with a spicy orange sauce. The use of spicy-sweet orange sauce turns simple chicken into something very special. It is a perfect entrée to be served or may even be served at main course table as a side as well.

Ingredients

  • Skinless chicken wings, fat trimmed off            8
  • Low sugar orange marmalade                            1 cup
  • Chopped fresh ginger                                        1 tablespoon
  • Garlic cloves, peeled and chopped                      2
  • Soy sauce                                                          1 tablespoon
  • Red hot pepper (optional)                                   1 small
  • Salt and pepper                                                 To taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley                                       3 tablespoons
  • Oil to grease the grill rack

Procedure

  1. Combine marmalade, ginger, garlic, red pepper, and soy sauce in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper then use a hand blender/wand to blend the sauce until smooth.
  2. Stir in parsley and keep aside for the time being.
  3. Prepare a medium-hot fire for grilling or preheat a gas grill and arrange a rack 3 or 4 inches away from heat.
  4. Brush the rack with cooking oil and arrange the chicken pieces on it. Grill for 5 minutes on each side or until opaque.
  5. Brush opaque chicken pieces with prepared orange sauce on both sides and grill further for 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is well cooked.
  6. Transfer from grill to serving platter and serve with pesto.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

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