Boneless chicken marinated in a miso (soy bean paste) sauce and grilled over an open fire. The miso is also mixed with beer, soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil to give it a complex flavor.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 cup miso paste
- 1 cup beer
- 1 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
In a large bowl, combine the miso paste, beer, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper. Stir until the miso and sugar are completely dissolved. Set aside 1/2 cup of the sauce for basting during grilling. Submerge the chicken in the remaining marinade, cover bowl, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
Lightly oil the grill grate. Remove the chicken from the marinade, and discard marinade. Grill chicken for 6 to 8 minutes per side, basting during the last few minutes with the reserved sauce. The chicken is done when it's juices run clear.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
Approximate Grilling Times for Chicken and Poultry