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Grilled Chicken with Wilted Slaw Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Grilled Chicken with Wilted Slaw

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"Molasses-marinated chicken thighs are grilled to perfection, then served with a bacony wilted slaw."

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Directions

  1. Whisk together 3 tablespoons cider vinegar, molasses, olive oil, allspice, salt and pepper.
  2. Arrange chicken in 11x7-inch dish pour marinade over, turning chicken to coat. Cover; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade, discard marinade. Grill 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Keep covered and warm.
  4. Combine remaining vinegar and honey in bowl; stir. Cook bacon over moderate heat, large skillet, stirring, until crisp. Crumble bacon. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat.
  5. Heat bacon fat over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking ; cook caraway seeds, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add coleslaw, vinegar mixture and salt and pepper to taste and cook, stirring, until cabbage is just wilted about 1 minute.
  6. Remove skillet from heat; add green onions and bacon. Toss together. Plate slaw on 6 different dishes and place cooked chicken on top of slaw to serve.
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  • PREP 45 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins
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Jan 09, 2014

Made this tonight for our family (including 3 boys 7,5,2). I usually don't stick too close to the recipe, but wanted to this time so that I could write an accurate review (only changes I made was I shredded my own cabbage with a carrot in place of the coleslaw mix). The chicken was VERY good. Tasty without being an overwhelming or boring flavor. I will definitely be doing thighs this way again. Bonus it was super easy and quick!! The wilted salad met with more mixed reviews. My husband and two year old enjoyed the flavor. The rest of us ate it, but didn't LOVE the caraway seed. I think next time I will use a bit of celery seed instead and a little less vinegar in the salad part. We all loved the bacon flavor and the soft crunch of the salad. I liked how the flavors of the two parts of the meal complimented each other. This was a really nice, healthy weeknight meal and I will make it again with a few tweaks!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 16 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 566 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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