Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sweet Asian Chicken Freezer Meal Recipe

Makes 3 entrees, 4 servings each

1 tray (about 6 lbs.) boneless, skinless chicken half breasts
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup lime juice
1/2 tsp. curry powder
3 Tbsp. minced garlic (about 25 cloves)
2 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
3 gallon freezer bags, labeled

1.  Rinse and trim chicken as desired.  Divide chicken evenly among the three freezer bags.
2.  Combine the brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, and curry powder in a medium bowl.  Divide marinade evenly over chicken.
3.  Measure 1 Tbsp. minced garlic and 3/4 tsp. crushed red pepper into each bag.
4.  Seal and freeze. 

Bag Label:
Sweet Asian Chicken      Date:___________
GRILL Directions: Thaw. Prepare med-low fire. Cook chicken, turning every 5 minutes and basting frequently with the marinade, for about 30 min, or until chicken is heated through. Do not baste last 5 min & discard remaining marinade.
STOVE TOP Directions: Thaw. Cut marinated chicken into 1/2-inch strips. Heat 1-2 Tbsp. oil over med. heat. Stir-fry chicken for about 25 minutes, or until done. Serve with soba noodles or rice and sweet Asian coleslaw. 

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