Easy Asian-Style Chicken Breasts
If you are suffering from chicken boredom syndrome these amazing Easy Asian-Style Chicken Breasts will cure you!! It’s savory, sweet and slightly spicy…best Asian chicken ever!!
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 1 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
- 1 cup frozen pineapple juice concentrate, thawed
- 4 tablespoons soy sauce
- 3 teaspoons ground ginger
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 5 – 6 skinless boneless chicken breasts halves
- Green onions, sliced (optional)
- Toasted sesame seeds (optional)
Prepare the marinade: in a small bowl stir together juice concentrate, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, and salt. Reserve 2/3 cup of the marinade for sauce.
Prepare the sauce: in a small bowl stir together the reserved 2/3 cup marinade and brown sugar; cover and chill until needed.
Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag. Pour the marinade over chicken. Seal bag; turn to coat chicken. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to overnight, turning the bag occasionally.
Preheat oven to 375º F.
Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Arrange chicken in an ovenproof skillet or a shallow baking pan. Pour the reserved sauce over the chicken. Bake for 15 -20 minutes (see notes), or until chicken is done (at least 165º F) brushing once or twice with sauce.
Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired. Serve with rice.
IMPORTANT: Cooking time will depend on the thickness of the breasts, so check if the chicken is cooked through before eating. If you don't have a meat thermometer cut it open and check it's not pink.
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.
Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 1281mg | Potassium: 1120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg