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Recipe: Hoisin Barbecue Chicken Breasts

This recipe from an old issue of Cooking Light magazine is a goody.

Serve it up with a green salad topped with crushed Ramen noodles and mandarin orange slice for an Asian-inspired supper.

Hoisin Barbecue Chicken BreastsYield: 4 servings

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

2 teaspoons cornstarch

2 teaspoons water

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/8 teaspoon five-spice powder

4 skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves

cooking spray

Preheat broiler.

While the broiler heats, combine the hoisin, honey, vinegar and oil in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Combine cornstarch and water; add to hoisin mixture, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Combine salt and the next 4 ingredients (salt through five-spice powder); rub evenly over both sides of chicken.

Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray, and broil 5 minutes.

Brush with hoisin mixture; broil 4 minutes. Turn chicken; brush with hoisin mixture.

Broil 4 minutes longer or until done, basting frequently with hoisin mixture.

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