Sesame Sweet Chicken

These sweet grilled chicken thighs are a snap to make -- even if you're feeding the entire street!

Sesame Sweet Chicken

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    3 pounds skinless chicken thighs (about 12 pieces) 1 tablespoon grated ginger root
    1/2 cup hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (see Cook's Note)
    1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    3 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce


    Prep: 1 hour 35 min (95 mins) Total:
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    • 1

      Arrange chicken pieces in a shallow glass dish

    • 2

      Combine all remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour over chicken

    • 3

      Turn pieces to coat both sides with marinade

    • 4

      Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for one hour

    • 5

      (You can marinate chicken overnight if you have time.) Prepare gr

    • 6

      Remove chicken pieces from marinade and grill over medium-hot coals for about 10 minutes per side

    • 7

      Be careful not to burn them

    • 8

      Brush frequently with extra marinade

    • 9

      Serve hot.

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