The Good News All cuts of chicken are rich in tryptophan. Breasts are leaner than thighs, but dark meat is still healthy; a 4-ounce skinless serving has just 11 grams of fat. Amazing Chicken Recipes

Jeff Orr
December 2004

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© Tina Rupp

Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a baking dish, combine the soy sauce, garlic, ginger and hot sauce. Stir in 1/2 cup of water. Add the chicken thighs and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour, turning a few times.

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  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Bring the chicken to room temperature. Discard half of the marinade. Bake the chicken for 40 minutes, basting a few times.

  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet. Add the shiitake, salt and pepper; cook over moderately high heat for 4 minutes. Add the scallions and cook over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and walnut oil and serve with the chicken.

Notes

One Serving 301 cal, 14 gm fat, 2.5gm saturated fat, 12 gm carb, 1 gm fiber.