Sesame Soy Chicken Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Finely chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fresh lime juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated lime rind1 Teaspoon
 Light soy sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sherry1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Grated fresh ginger2 Tablespoon
 Orange juice concentrate1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Hot pepper oil1 Tablespoon
 Chicken legs6 , skinned, all visible fat removed
 Chicken thighs6 , skinned, all visible fat removed
 Sesame seeds1 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.