BBQ Miso Chicken

4.3
(71)

Boneless chicken marinated in a miso (soy bean paste) sauce and grilled over an open fire. The miso is also mixed with beer, soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil to give it a complex flavor.

2
2
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup miso paste

  • 1 cup beer

  • 1 cup low sodium soy sauce

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the miso paste, beer, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper. Stir until the miso and sugar are completely dissolved. Set aside 1/2 cup of the sauce for basting during grilling. Submerge the chicken in the remaining marinade, cover bowl, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.

  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and discard marinade. Grill chicken for 6 to 8 minutes per side, basting during the last few minutes with the reserved sauce. The chicken is done when it's juices run clear.

Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

484 Calories
9g Fat
51g Carbs
47g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 3221mg 140%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 47g
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 510mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.