Honey Grilled Chicken is a sweet and delicious treat made with Bella Bee Forest Honey or Wildflower Honey, garlic, ginger and cilantro.
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1.5kgChicken Parts Rinsed, drained and patted dry.
1Zest of one Orangeyou will use the juice later.
1tspSaltSea Salt is best.
1tspFresh Ground Black Pepper
1Juice of one orangeUse the Zest for the basting sauce.
½cupTomato Ketchup or Tomato Sauce
½cupHoneyForest Honey or Wildflower Honey is best.
2tbspHot Chilli SauceTabasco is best.
1cloveGarlicPut through a Garlic Press or Chopped finely.
1tbspFresh GingerMinced or Chopped or 1 tsp of Ground Ginger powder as an alternative.
2tbspCilantro, finely choppedSave some for the garnish.
Marinade the Chicken
After preparing the chicken pieces, toss them in a plastic zipper bag with the olive oil, salt, pepper and orange juice. Refrigerate for a minimum of an hour. Leaving them overnight in the marinade is best.
Combine the basting sauce ingredients , Tomato Sauce, Soy Sauce, Hot Chilli Sauce, Garlic and Ginger into a small saucepan and cook on low for 15 minutes.
After cooking the basting sauce allow to cool and then add the Zest and Honey and mix throughly.
Reserve 1/2 of the sauce.
Cooking the Chicken
Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Cook the chicken pieces on all sides, about 5 minutes per side.
With a basting brush, coat the chicken on one side, cook for 2 minutes. Turn the chicken and baste the other side, continuing to cook until the chicken is completely cooked all the way through.
Remove the chicken from the grill and drizzle with the reserved sauce and the fresh Cilantro.
If you are using a BBQ or Grill, be sure to oil the grates of the grill right before putting the Chicken onto it. You can leave the chicken in the marinade overnight if you wish.