Smoky Ginger-Scallion Chicken

Krystal McDow

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@kmcdow

I got this recipe from Weight Watcher's Easy Mains and Sides recipe book.
WW Points: 5

*Original recipe was for grilling but I changed it to baking. Depending on oven, time may vary. I start checking the temperature after an hour.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6
scallions
1 Tbsp
grated peeled fresh ginger
2
garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp
honey
2 tsp
reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp
sesame oil
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
3 1/2 lb
chicken, giblets discarded

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2Finely chop 4 scallions. Mix together chopped scallions, ginger, garlic, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and pepper flakes in small bowl. Slip your fingers under skin of chicken over breast, thighs, and legs to loosen skin. Rub scallion mixture into meat under skin. Tuck wings under; tie legs together with kitchen string.

3Place chicken in roasting pan. Cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Healthy