Grilled Chicken in Thai-Spiced OilServes: 6
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
3/4 cup peanut oil
2 Tbl sesame oil
1/4 cup minced peeled fresh ginger
1/4 cup minced garlic
1/4 cup grated lemon peel
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
a dash or two of red pepper flakes
6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
Whisk first 8 ingredients in a non-reactive bowl to blend. Transfer 1/4 cup spiced oil to small bowl and reserve.
Place chicken in mixture in pie dish; turn to coat. May be marinated for 30 minutes to one hour if desired (not necessary).
Grill until cooked through, about 6 minutes per side.
Serve with reserved spiced oil.
Complementary Wines: Beer: Wheat, Chenin Blanc, Cider: hard, Gewürztraminer, Rosé: Off-Dry and White Zinfandel
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