Clean Eating Recipe – Baked Chicken and Leeks in Korean BBQ Sauce






Clean Eating Recipe – Baked Chicken and Leeks in Korean BBQ Sauce

Total Time: 13 hours, 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Per Serving 647 calories

Fat 35 g

Carbs 49 g

Protein 34 g

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Clean Eating Recipe – Baked Chicken and Leeks in Korean BBQ Sauce

Ingredients

    For chicken:

  • 4 organic chicken thighs
  • 1 cup of sliced onions
  • 10 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 stalk of leeks, washed and peeled
  • 1 table spoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • For sauce:

  • 1/2 cup of naturally-brewed lite soy sauce
  • 1 table spoon of mirin
  • 1 table spoon of sake
  • 1/2 cup of organic agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 fuji apple, peeled, de-cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup of diced onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1 tea spoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 dash of ground black pepper
  • 1 tea spoon of sesame oil
  • 2 tea spoons of toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, blend together apple, kiwi, diced onions, 2 cloves of garlic and kiwi.
  2. In a pot, add soy sauce, mirin, sake, agave and water. Boil and let cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine what's in the food processor with what's in the pot. Now add lemon juice, black pepper and sesame oil. Mix well to create marinade.
  4. Marinade chicken thighs for at least 2 hours. (I prefer overnight.)
  5. Pre-heat oven to 325 F.
  6. Coat baking pan with olive oil.
  7. Lay half the amount of sliced onions, garlic cloves and leeks in pan.
  8. Lay marinaded chicken thighs on top.
  9. Then lay the rest of the vegetables on top of the chicken thighs.
  10. Bake for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  11. Splash with sesame seeds.
  12. Enjoy.

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This Korean BBQ sauce was sweet and juicy. The best part is that the sweetness comes from either agave or fruits. It’s not artificial at all. It made a near-perfect marinade.

I hope you have the chance to give this a try. Thanks again for visiting Best Clean Eating Recipes!






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