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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Grilled Honey Chicken with Cherry Sauce

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Burgundy or other dry red
  • -wine
  • 3 tb Brown sugar
  • 2 tb Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tb Unsweetened orange juice
  • 1/4 ts Grated orange rind
  • 2 1/4 c Pitted quartered sweet
  • -cherries, (1 pound)
  • 2 ts Cornstarch
  • 2 ts Water
  • 2 tb Honey
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 6 Chicken leg quarters,
  • -skinned
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • Vegetable cooking spray


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).

Per serving: 261 Calories; 6g Fat (21% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 21g
Carbohydrate; 113mg Cholesterol; 302mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Serve with cherry sauce.

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