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2017 Buy Local Cookout Recipe – Spicy Chicken BBQ

Chef: First Lady Yumi Hogan


  • 1½ pounds chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 2 teaspoons Korean red pepper flakes or chili pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup green onions or scallions, chopped
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 head Bibb lettuce

Makes 4 servings

Place the chicken thighs in a large mixing bowl, combine with all other ingredients except for the chopped green onions. Let the mixture marinate for at least 2 hours. Place large skillet on medium heat and add marinated chicken thigh mixture to the heat. Sauté or pan-fry the marinated chicken mixture until thoroughly cooked. Add green onions and cook for an additional 1 minute to slightly soften green onions. Remove from heat and place the chicken on a serving plate with rice or wrap in lettuce leaf. Serve hot!

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This recipe is featured on page 62 of the 2017 Buy Local Cookbook!

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