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Grilled Tamarind and Orange Glazed Chicken Recipe
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Grilled Tamarind and Orange Glazed Chicken

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"Bring some life to your usual chicken dinner. Tamarind concentrate is so easy to use and this recipe is the perfect introduction to it."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Whisk olive oil, herbes de Provence, garlic, salt, and black pepper in a bowl; place chicken in marinade and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 6 hours, turning chicken occasionally in marinade.
  2. Whisk chicken broth, orange juice, sugar, orange zest, butter, tamarind paste, and ginger in a saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Cook at a vigorous boil, whisking often, until mixture has reduced to about 3/4 cup and glaze coats the back of a spoon, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in chile-garlic sauce; season tamarind glaze with salt and black pepper.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Spray a grill pan with cooking spray. Pour about 3 tablespoons tamarind glaze into a small bowl for basting and set aside.
  4. Place chicken breasts onto preheated grill; discard used marinade. Grill chicken until browned, the meat is no longer pink inside, and the juices run clear, about 4 minutes per side, basting with reserved tamarind glaze. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a breast should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Transfer chicken to a serving plate and serve with remaining tamarind glaze poured on top.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 30 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I found my tamarind concentrate at Wegman's in the Asian foods aisle.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

May 08, 2013

Easy and scrumptious.

 
Nov 04, 2013

Yum! This was very tasty and also worth noting it looks great. Definitely worth serving to guests. I had bought Tamarind puree to use in a Pad Thai recipe and wanted another recipe to utilise it more often. I wasn't sure what herbs de provence was, I guess we don't have that round here so I looked up what herbs are normally in that mix and saw it included basil and thyme which I did have. I used a tablespoon each and found the thyme a bit strong so I'll adjust the herbs next time. We served with salad but might try on kebabs also. A really great recipe I'm pleased to have!

 

4 Ratings

Mar 30, 2013

Wow, this is an incredibly easy & taste dish.

 
Jul 22, 2013

OMG! We made this for our guests over the weekend and they referred to it as "divine". I have to agree. We make a lot of chicken recipes and this has to be our absolute favorite. If you live in an area where you can't find tamarind glaze...you can obtain it on Amazon, which is what WE did.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 392 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 25 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 212 mg
  • 8%

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

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