Honey Ginger Glazed Roasted Chicken

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Asian Inspiration

While I love asian cuisine, it can be difficult to make the dishes at home when you have to buy all these little specific things like Mirin, Siracha, or sesame oil. So most of the time, I just end up not making these recipes.

But, I’ve developed a recipe, that surely I can’t call true asian, but it is definitely inspired by the sweet, tangy, umami flavors that you’ll find in those dishes.

This chicken has a crispy skin, glazed with a sweet soy sauce mixture, infused with the delicious aromas of garlic and ginger. Amazing on a bed of ramen noodles, quinoa, or to shreds and use in tacos!


Honey Ginger Glazed Roasted Chicken


Equipment

  • Roasting Pan
  • Small Sauce Pan
  • Heat proof spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting Board

Ingredients

  • 3 Cloves Garlic (Finely diced)
  • 1" Fresh Ginger (Finely diced)
  • 1/2 tspn Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tspn Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbspn White Vinegar
  • 5 lbs 6 Chicken Quarters
  • 2 Tbspn Honey

Directions

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 6 servings.

  1. Finely Chop Garlic and Ginger.
  2. For the marinade, Mix together Garlic, Ginger, Red Pepper Flakes, Black Pepper, Soy Sauce, and White Vinegar.
  3. Marinade chicken in large ziplock bag for at least 1 hour or overnight in the fridge.
  4. Preheat oven to 400º F Place chicken on a roasting pan, put a few bits of garlic and ginger under the skin.
  5. Roast for 55 minutes.
  6. In a small Saucepan, mix Honey and leftover Marinade and heat at a simmer for about 5 minutes
  7. Brush on heated marinade on chicken, and broil for 5 minutes.
  8. Continue to reduce marinade in sauce pan for another 5 minutes or so until it has reduced by half.
  9. Take out chicken and serve with sauce

Tips

Some sides that would go great with this!

  • Quinoa

  • Ramen Noodles

Or, some dishes to make out of this chicken!

  • Cabbage Stirfry

  • Cabbage Tacos

Get Creative Guys! Let me know how you changed this creation up, or used it for another dish!