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Balsamic Glazed Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chicken legs 6
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange zest 1 Teaspoon
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Dried basil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange marmalade 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Seville)
Directions

1. Remove skins from chicken; separate into drumsticks and thighs. In a large bowl, whisk together orange juice, orange zest, vinegar, oil, garlic, basil, salt and red pepper flakes; add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
2. Reserving marinade, place chicken on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and cook, turning once, for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring reserved marinade and marmalade to a boil; cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Brush half over chicken; cook, turning often and brushing with remaining marinade, for 10 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Quick

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Anonymous's picture
DELICIOUS! And so easy to make. I almost never cook but was having friends over and this was suggested to me. I had no problems with making it and everybody loved it.