Rating: 5 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This is an Asian dish that I've had for a long time, and it can be either an appetizer or main dish when served with rice. It originally was supposed to deep fried in small foil packets, but I found that way too messy. Grilling it is oh so yummy! The longer it marinates, the better it is. Personally I prefer it to marinade for 2 days.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
additional:
12 hrs
total:
12 hrs 30 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk together the sugar, black bean sauce, parsley, green onions, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sherry, sesame oil, vegetable oil, ginger, garlic, and five-spice powder in a bowl, and pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight, up to 2 days, turning occasionally.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil the grate. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade. Weave the chicken tenders onto skewers.

  • Cook the skewered chicken on the preheated grill until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Editor's Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

237 calories; protein 27.4g; carbohydrates 18.2g; fat 5.5g; cholesterol 66mg; sodium 812.4mg. Full Nutrition
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