~ Cass's Finger Lickin' Five Spice Chicken ~

Cassie *


I do believe I've created a winner! This quick & easy chicken was awesome! I had some cooking molasses and wondered what it would taste like in my five spice chicken sauce. Well, my guests raved over it! It was definitely finger lickin' good! I couldn't grill it quick enough, as it went as quick as I plated it! LOL


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3 1/2 - 4 pounds
10 Min
20 Min


3 1/2 - 4 lb
boneless, skinless chicken thighs
& pepper
1/2 - 3/4 tsp
five spice seasoning


1 1/2 Tbsp
1 tsp
five spice
2 Tbsp
unsulphered dark molasses - not black strap
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
red pepper flakes - optional


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1Sprinkle washed and dried chicken with 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon of five spice, one side only, salt and pepper evenly.

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2In a small bowl, whisk together the molasses, honey, 1 tsp five spice, ketchup, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and salt.

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3Once grill is hot. I spray the chicken on both sides with olive oil cooking spray. ''Place chicken thighs on hot grill and cook on one side for 5 - 6 minutes, depending how thick chicken is - maybe longer. Turn to other side and continue cooking. I just keep turning until cooked, about every few minutes, so not to burn.

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4Once cooked, brush each piece with sauce, close lid on grill for about 1 minute - turn chicken and baste other side. Close lid again and cook another minute or until looks good and sticky.

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5Remove from grill to a platter and serve immediately.

It was delicious! I will be making this often, even in my oven.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy