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Sesame Soy Chicken

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  Finely chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lime rind 1 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated fresh ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice concentrate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Hot pepper oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken legs 6 , skinned, all visible fat removed
  Chicken thighs 6 , skinned, all visible fat removed
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon, toasted

In a bowl combine onion, lime juice, rind, soy sauce, sherry, ginger, orange juice concentrate, sugar, garlic and oil.
Set aside.
Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry.
Arrange in a baking dish and pour lime mixture over all, turning each piece to coat completely.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight, turning chicken pieces twice during that time.
Preheat oven to 400° F.
Bake chicken with marinade 35 minutes, or until done.
Then broil 5 minutes, turning pieces in cooking juices to maximize flavor.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.
GRILLING METHOD Grill over hot charcoal 30 minutes, or until done.
Bring marinade to boil over medium-high heat.
Baste chicken with hot marinade several times while grilling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish

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Sesame Soy Chicken Recipe