Monday, February 1, 2010

Chicken Barbecue For Your Indoor Grill

Suffering from hypertension and missing your usual chicken dish? Chicken breasts are great sources of lean protein and are incredibly cheap. Satisfy your craving for chicken with this versatile substitute. Try this chicken barbecue recipe adapted from Food Network Magazine for chicken breasts that are flavorful, healthy, and perfect for indoor grilling.

Tangy Barbecued Chicken Breasts

4 skinless chicken breast halves
salt and pepper for seasoning

1 cup ketchup
3 tbsp. molasses
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 tbsp. dried mustard
1 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 cup water
salt and pepper to taste

1. Simmer together ingredients for marinade until thick.
2. Preheat grill and season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Grill over direct heat until golden.
3. After grilling, toss chicken breasts with marinade until coated.
4. Grill chicken again and baste occasionally. Take off the heat when glazed.
5. Serve with extra marinade on the side as sauce.

Tip: Slice and skewer grilled chicken pieces on bamboo sticks with mushrooms, peppers, and onions before grilling for the second time for a fun twist. Serve as a main course or appetizer.

Author: Kristine Gonzaga


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