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Grilled Soy Ginger Chicken Recipe

Soy ginger chicken
This soy ginger chicken is marinated and grilled to perfection. This dish is easy to prepare, healthy and delicious. The chicken is marinated in ingredients such as soy sauce, fresh ginger, orange juice, garlic and sesame oil. After the chicken has finished cooking it is topped off with a homemade mango salsa. The salsa is just a combination of fresh mangos, cilantro, red onion and lime juice. If you don’t have a grill using an indoor grill pan will work instead. Enjoy.

Soy ginger chicken
Soy ginger chicken

Grilled Soy Ginger Chicken

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1.3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 mango, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • The juice of 1 lime

 

Directions:

  1. Pound the chicken breasts with a mallet between 2 sheets of wax paper until they are about 1/2 inch think or slice them in half horizontally.
  2. In a zip lock bag mix together soy sauce, orange juice, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and black pepper. Add the chicken and mix to coat. Seal the bag and marinate for at least 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. When you are ready to grill the chicken. Remove the chicken from the marinade and let any excess marinade drip off. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Place the chicken onto the grill and cook for 3-5 minutes per side or until the chicken is fully cooked, the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F.
  4. Prepare the salsa by combining chopped mango, red onion, cilantro and lime juice in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Serve over the grilled chicken. 

 

Adapted from Slender Kitchen

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