Zingy Orange Glazed Chicken
When it comes to elevating your dinner game, this Zingy Orange Glazed Chicken is the perfect choice. Bursting with flavors that dance on your taste buds, this dish strikes a harmonious balance between zesty and savory.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
- Zest of 1 orange
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Chopped green onions, for garnish
- Sesame seeds, for garnish
- Start by marinating the chicken. In a bowl, combine the orange juice, orange zest, soy sauce, minced garlic, honey, grated ginger, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
- Add the chicken breasts to the marinade, ensuring they are well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat the grill or a grill pan over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade and shake off any excess.
- Grill the chicken for about 6-7 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C) and the chicken is cooked through.
- While grilling, baste the chicken with the leftover marinade to infuse it with even more flavor.
- Once done, remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds for an extra burst of freshness and crunch.
Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes (including marinating time)
Yield: 4 servings
Turn your ordinary chicken dinner into a culinary masterpiece with this Zingy Orange Glazed Chicken recipe. The tangy and sweet orange glaze combined with perfectly grilled chicken creates a symphony of flavors that will delight your palate.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 280, Total Fat: 4g, Sodium: 780mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 40g
Concluding your culinary journey with this Zingy Orange Glazed Chicken is like ending a beautiful melody on a high note. The marriage of the citrusy orange glaze with the succulent grilled chicken is a match made in gastronomic heaven. Each bite tells a story of expertly balanced flavors and the care put into every step of the preparation. So, whether it’s a family dinner or a special gathering, let this recipe be your ticket to receiving rave reviews and creating lasting memories.