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July 26, 2011
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Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

A friend, Joe W., served this chicken at a barbecue years ago; I begged the recipe and it’s been my standby, crowd-pleasing recipe ever since. Takes a minute to throw together and the longer it marinates the better. Goes well with grilled veggies and coconut rice.

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/3 cup dry sherry

1/3 cup packed brown sugar (the original recipe calls for 1/2, I use less each time)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 garlic clove, minced

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

3 pounds chicken pieces  (I use skinless, boneless thighs, they cook quickly and remain moist)

In a large bowl, combine ingredients except chicken. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add chicken and turn to coat with marinade. Refrigerate, turning occasionally, a couple of hours to overnight.


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