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Ginger-Garlic Chicken with Miso Slaw

We love chicken so I  was inspired to make a chicken marinated  in ginger, soy sauce and garlic.
I used thighs and chicken breasts.  This dish is easy and you can either grill  it or bake it.
The marinate gives it a wonderful flavor.


Ginger Chicken

  • 1 chicken 3-4 pounds
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1/2 Tablespoon five-spice powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tsp grated onion (yellow) or
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes


  1. Cut the chicken into serving pieces.- 2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, 2 wings, quarter the breasts.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together, the garlic, ginger, 5 five spice powder, honey, soy sauce, onion, and red pepper flakes.
  3. Transfer to a large ziploc bag and add the chicken pieces.
    Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  5. Put in oven 375 and bake 35 + minutes until chicken is done.
  6. Serve chicken with Miso Slaw.

Miso Slaw


  • 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon white miso
  • 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons of seame oil
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 head of green cabbage- shredded
  • 1/4 head of red cabbage - shredded
  • 2 green onions - sliced at an angle
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the sesame seeds, rice vinegar, miso, ginger, salt, & pepper.
  2. Add the sesame and canola in a steady stream, whisking constantly, until emulsified.
  3. Add the red and green cabbage and toss. Refrigerate at least an hour.
  4. Serve with Ginger chicken

Happy Eating! A bright New year.
I shall be posting our laundry room with the tiled backsplash soon.
I now have a new look for my blog...Any feedback?

I am linking up with the following blogs:
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  1. Hi Linda, oh my goodness this looks and sounds so good!! Now I'm hungry!! Thank you for sharing the recipe. Wishing you a Happy New Year filled with many blessings. So glad I met you last year and look forward to many more fun visit here!!

  2. Mmmmmm! Lots of oriental goodness in those dishes!

  3. This would be close to my perfect dinner. I need to try both of the recipes.

  4. We would enjoy this dinner Linda. Love when you revamp blogs, and look forward to your update.

  5. Wow that looks and sounds good! I printed it off and will try it! THX for sharing it!

  6. Good morning, linda! This sounds wonderful for a warm evening. We are freezing out here, so stew is in order for us tonigt. Hugs, anita

  7. Looks & sounds delish, Linda! I don't think I've ever eaten "miso" anything. LOL Willing to try it, though.
    I look forward to seeing your laundry room's tiled backsplash have such a beautiful home, it is hard to imagine that it needed any changes. Same goes for your pretty blog, too!!

  8. Absolutely delicious recipes for us today! Can I come over for dinner?

  9. What a perfect, healthy meal for starting the new year, Linda. I look forward to your laundry room reveal and your blog update. Happy New Year hugs sent to you.

  10. These look really nice! Happy New Year too!

  11. Oh Linda, when I came here the other day, I was on my little tablet and did not even notice the gorgeous new green color of your layout here! LOVELY!!!!

    Thank you sweet friend for coming to visit me! I hope 2015 is a good year.....the world needs gentleness, love and peace. BE WELL! Anita

  12. Oh my Linda...this recipe sounds yummy! I LOVE your new look here on your blog! Everything looks so fresh and beautiful...cute peacock - so glad you could use it.

    Jan ♥

  13. Yeah, my comments work here, Linda! *does a little happy dance*
    Your new blog design is fabulous. The colours and layout are so well suited to you and your photos really shine.
    I'm such a big fan of ginger with chicken and this will be a great healthy game day dish.
    Leaving on Monday so I'll see you at the end of the month :) Take good care, Wonder Woman! Love ya xoxo

  14. What a great recipe! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Home Matters Linky Party. I hope you will party with us again this Friday. #HomeMattersParty

  15. I'm not particularly a slaw fan, but this recipe does sound good!

  16. Hi lovely lady. It's been a long time not on your new blog. I will have to put this recipe together for dinner some time.
    God Bless.



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