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How to Make Soy & Molasses Glazed Chicken

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Soy & Molasses Glazed Chicken is really easy to make and is loaded in flavor. It is elegant enough to entertain and very, very frugal. I used chicken legs and thighs but wings work beautifully with this glaze. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Chicken thighs and legs 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Coarse salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
For sauce
  Soy sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400F.

MAKING
2. In a large tray, place the chicken. Season with olive oil, coarse salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder, rub to coat the ingredients nicely.Bake at 400F for 35 minutes.
3. In a pot, add soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, molasses, allow to boil and then simmer for few minutes until it reduces by 1/3rd.
4. From the baked chicken, discard the excess liquid, add the prepared sauce, toss to coat nicely. Season with sesame seeds.

SERVING
5. Serve with fried rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Carb
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
10
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16.1%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg37.8%

Sodium 1770.3 mg73.8%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.59 g2.4%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 29 g57.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.45%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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