I love Asian flavors. One of my favorites is hoisin sauce, which is also known as Peking sauce because it’s used in making Peking duck. Luckily for me, the kids love it too, so I use it often when I want to add a little kick to a chicken recipe or spruce up some vegetables.
The glaze is one of my own creation and stems partly from my mothers Chicken Diable recipe (…Which it seems I have never posted… I have to correct that!) The glaze is a simple mix of Honey and Hoisin, which comes together in a beautiful pairing of tangy, spicy and sweet all at once. For this round I kept the spices minimal, but if I’m making this for myself, I usually add a good dash of hot red pepper flakes or chili-garlic sauce as well.
The big question for me was what to serve with the chicken. After a bit of searching, I found a recipe for sesame mashed potatoes that seemed like they would be the perfect foil for the chicken.
I was right.
This was an awesome meal and enjoyed by the whole family. It’s a crazy simple chicken recipe, extremely tasty and as the Colonel would say, “it’s finger lickin’ good.” give it a try and I’m sure you’ll love it too.
What’s your favorite Asian chicken dish? Any that I should try? let me know so I can keep ’em coming.
For the chicken:
For the Sesame potatoes:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 975mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 6g
What I would have done differently had I thought of it at the time:
If you like it spicier, add some crushed garlic and hot pepper flakes to the sauce. For some more zing add some lime juice and up the amount of hoisin by a teaspoon.
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