Chicken Char Siu Recipe

Brought by Chinese immigrants to Hawaii, this dish is typically made with baby back ribs. Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are a tender and tasty substitute with less fat. Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 2 skewers) Ingredients 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1 garlic clove, minced 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 18 strips Cooking spray Preparation Combine all ingredients except the cooking spray; marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours. Preheat broiler. Thread 1 chicken strip onto each of 18 (6-inch) skewers, reserving marinade. Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 6 minutes. Turn skewers over; baste with reserved marinade. Broil 6 minutes or until done. Nutritional Information Calories: 108 (26% from fat) Fat: 3.1g (sat 0.8g,mono 0.9g,poly 0.8g) Protein: 15.2g Carbohydrate: 4.1g Fiber: 0.1g Cholesterol: 63mg Iron: 0.9mg Sodium: 241mg Calcium: 10mg Lorrie Hulston Corvin, Cooking Light, MARCH 2005
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