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Peking Chicken Recipe

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Added: Thursday, June 11, 2009


1 cup hoisin sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon grated ginger
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 lbs skinned, boned chicken breasts
Vegetable cooking spray
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, divided
8 (8 inch tortillas)
1 cup sliced scallions

Combine spices thru garlic in medium bowl and stir well. Reserve 1 cup of this mixture-set aside. Cut chicken diagonally into thin slices, Add to bowl of sauce- stir to coat the chicken. Cover and marinate in refrigerator up to 8 hours. Remove chicken and discard marinade.

Using vegetable spray and 1 tsp sesame oil on a non-stick skillet or grill pan cook chicken in two batches over medium heat-approx 5 minutes. Use additional spray and remaining 1 tsp of sesame oil for 2nd batch.

Warm tortillas between paper towels in microwave or according to package directions.

Spread hoisin sauce down center of tortilla, arrange chicken slices over sauce and garnish with scallions-roll up and serve.




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