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Grilled Chinese Char Siu Chicken

Asian | Medium | 45 min. | serves 6


  • 1/4 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1/4 cup organic ketchup
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon beet powder
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil


  • In a large bowl, mix together brown sugar, honey, ketchup, soy sauce, beet powder, vinegar, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder, salt and pepper. Add chicken and toss well, coating all the pieces well; cover and refrigerate for two days to marinate.
  • Heat grill; spray olive oil on grates; grill chicken until cooked through, about 10 minutes per side.