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Broiled Ginger Chicken

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  Chicken legs and thighs attached 32 Ounce (4 Pieces, 8 Ounce Each)
  Garlic cloves 4 Small
  Fresh ginger 4 Ounce, cut into 1/4 inch slices (1 Piece)
  Lemon 1 Large, peel grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh cilantro leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Coriander)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 4 Teaspoon
  Cilantro sprigs 4 (Coriander, For Garnish)
  Lime wedges 8 (For Garnish)

Using very sharp knife, score chicken skin diagonally, spacing cuts about 1/4 inch apart.
Arrange chicken in single layer in baking dish skin side up.
With machine running, drop garlic and ginger through feed tube of processor and mince finely.
Mix in lemon peel and salt and pepper.
Add cilantro and mince finely.
Blend in lemon juice and vinegar.
With machine running, add oil through feed tube in thin stream.
Rub mixture over both sides of chicken.
Set aside for 2 to 3 hours.
Grease broiler pan and position about 4 inches from heat source.
Preheat broiler.
Transfer chicken to heated pan.
Broil chicken until just tender, very juicy and deep golden, about 10 to 15 minutes on each side, turning chicken skin side up during last 2 to 3 minutes and brushing with any remaining ginger mixture.
Transfer chicken to platter.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Garnish with cilantro and lime.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Cook Time: 
26 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1852 Calories from Fat 669

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.1%

Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.7 mg302.2%

Sodium 2285 mg95.2%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.7%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 219 g437.1%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 206.3%

Calcium 14% Iron 16%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Broiled Ginger Chicken Recipe