Orange-Soy-Ginger Grilled Chicken

In the summer, sometimes you just want a quick and easy grill night. This is for those nights.

I’m partial with marinades with soy sauce, I think it adds nice color to the meat and with soy sauce (even low sodium) you only need add a small touch of additional salt.

What to gather:

Chicken thighs (thawed)

2 cups soy sauce

a couple of dashes of mirin

3 tblspoons orange zest

1 tblspoon finely chopped garlic

1 tblspoon finely chopped ginger

What to do:

(now pay special attention here, because this is where the magic really happens)

Marinade for at least 15 minutes in the refrigerator; the longer the better.

Grill chicken.


Serve with grilled sweet corn. Soak corn in husk for at least 30 minutes.

Grill on indirect heat for about 7 minutes; husks should be slightly charred.

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An aspiring cook and an accomplished eater, Tara is inspired by the world around her and the food on her plate. "When you can't jump on a plane and take a vacation to an exotic destination, chances are you can whip up a dish or go to a restaurant that will take you there." says Tara. She often eats out at a restaurant after trying to accomplish a given dish at home. None the less, she enjoys food and what it says about the human experience. Tara is a full-time freelance writer and blogger. She specializes in writing about food, cooking and travel. You can find her in the kitchen, on the plane or at her computer.