Garlic and ginger BBQ chicken

Garlic and ginger BBQ chicken


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About this recipe: An easy Thai-inspired marinade for chicken with fresh ginger, lime juice, red chilli and garlic. The chicken needs to marinate for a couple of hours or overnight to get the best flavour.


Serves: 6 

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh root ginger
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chilli flakes
  • 120ml water
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 6 chicken breast fillets

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:4hr marinating  ›  Ready in:4hr35min 

  1. Combine the garlic, ginger, lime rind, lime juice, crushed chilli flakes, water, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and sugar in a bowl. Mix well and place the chicken in the sauce, turning several times to coat. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat the barbecue for high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Barbecue chicken over high heat for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 80 degrees C. Discard any remaining marinade.

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