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Broiled Gingered Chicken (Chinese New Year)


This recipe nowadays is not only cooked in Chinese New Year, but also in normal days!










2 5/6


Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


4 each chicken legs
with thighs
4 small garlic cloves
4 ounces ginger
fresh, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 large lemon
grated peel
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
freshly and gournd
½ cup cilantro
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
4 teaspoon peanut oil
1 x cilantro
sprigs, garnish
4 each limes


Use very sharp knife to score chicken skin diagonally, spacing cuts about ¼ inch apart.

Arrange chicken in single layer, skin side up, in baking dish .

With machine running, drop garlic and ginger through feed tube of food processor; mince finely.

Mix in lemon peel, salt, and pepper.

Add cilantro and mince finely.

Blend in lemon juice and vinegar.

Add oil in thin stream through feed tube with machine running. Rub mixture over both sides of chicken; set aside for 2 to 3 hours.

Grease broiler pan and position about 4 inches from heat source; preheat broiler.

Transfer the chicken to heated pan.

Broil until just tender, very juicy, and deep golden, or 10 to 15 minutes on each side.

Turn chicken skin side up for last 2 to 3 minutes and brush with any remaining ginger sauce.

Transfer chicken to a warm platter and let stand for 5 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro sprigs and lime wedges.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 98g (3.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6763% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 298mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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