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Grilled Honey Chicken With Cherry Sauce

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Sauces
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/3 cup 78mlBurgundy or other dry red wine
3 tablespoons 45mlBrown sugar
2 tablespoons 30mlRed wine vinegar
2 tablespoons 30mlUnsweetened orange juice
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGrated orange rind
2 1/4 cups 140g / 4.9ozPitted quartered sweet cherries - (1 pound)
2 teaspoons 10mlCornstarch
2 teaspoons 10mlWater
2 tablespoons 30mlHoney
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
6   Chicken leg quarters - skinned
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPepper
  Vegetable cooking spray

Recipe Instructions

Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir well. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and cook 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low; add cherries, and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Combine cornstarch and water; stir well, and add to cherry mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Pour into a bowl; set aside, and keep warm.

Combine honey and lemon juice; stir well, and set aside.

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

Coat grill rack with cooking spray, and place on grill over medium-hot coals. Place chicken on rack, and cook 25 minutes, turning every 5 minutes. Lightly brush chicken with half of honey mixture; cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken over; brush with remaining honey mixture.

Cook 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 chicken leg quarter and 1/4 cup sauce).

Cooking Light, Jul/Aug 1994, page 65


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