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Brown Sugar Chicken Recipes

Recipes for Brown Sugar Chicken: A Blend of Spice and Sweet

A beautiful dish with brown sugar chicken is just what you need when you're terribly hungry somewhere between meals. If you want try this yummy dish for your family, take a look at the following recipes for brown sugar chicken mentioned in the following article.
Aparna Jadhav
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
Chicken can be made in a number of ways and brown sugar chicken is one of them. The delicious taste and the aroma of this particular style of chicken is so tempting, that many can't even wait to get their hands on it till it is served. Chicken can be made with brown sugar in many styles, as people all over the world cook this recipe in their own methods.
Various spices are mixed together with brown sugar to give an exotic blend of spice and sweet is the best taste you can ever imagine. This is what brown sugar chicken is and you can make it for yourselves as it is one of the easiest chicken recipes created. Given below are a few easy recipes, so go ahead and find out which one is your favorite.
Chicken Recipes with Brown Sugar
As mentioned earlier, you can make this chicken in any way you wish and also add some of your own spices to create a variety of taste.
Easy Brown Sugar Chicken
  • 1 package boneless, skinless chicken
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Chives for garnish (optional)
Mix the brown sugar, mustard, salt and pepper in a zip lock bag and shake them well. Place the chicken pieces in the bag and shake that well too, so that the chicken gets coated well with the ingredients. Keep it aside for marination for about 15 minutes. Then grill the chicken pieces directly over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes, turning them occasionally. Once the chicken is removed from the heat, the juices start to ooze out, and you have to serve it hot. Garnish it with a few chives and lemon if you want to, or simply eat it the way it's cooked.
Brown Sugar Barbecue Chicken
  • 2 packages (about 3 lbs each) chicken split breasts, drums and thighs
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue seasoning
  • 1½ tablespoons salt
  • 6 tablespoons basting oil
In a mixing bowl, mix the barbecue seasoning, brown sugar, salt and the basting oil together till it blends in well. Add the chicken and then toss it together so that the chicken gets coated uniformly with the brown sugar mixture. Marinate this chicken by covering the bowl and refrigerating it for 6 to 8 hours. In the mean time, preheat the oven to about 275 degrees and after the 6 hours of marination, transfer the chicken to the baking sheet.
Bake it for 2 hours, then remove it from the oven and set aside. Carefully drain the fat from the baking dish and wipe it clean, then again transfer the chicken back into the baking sheet. Now broil the chicken for 5 to 10 minutes about 6 inches from the heat until the skin is brown in color and crisp. Make sure it doesn't burn. Serve the chicken pieces in a serving dish along with either a dip or simply with lemon slices.
Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken
  • 1 broiler chicken cut up
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white vinegar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup lemon-lime soda
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
Combine the brown sugar, vinegar, soda, garlic, soy sauce and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and then add the chicken. Let the chicken get well coated with the mixture, and then add half of this to a plastic bag and leave the rest in the bowl. Seal the bag and refrigerate it for 2 to 4 hours and let the remaining chicken get marinated in the meanwhile.
Now, drain the marinade from the chicken in the bowl and discard it off, then transfer the chicken to a skillet. Add the refrigerated marinade to this chicken, and heat the entire skillet till it starts to boil. Then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 45 minutes by covering the skillet with a lid. After the chicken juices appear clear and the chicken looks cooked, remove from the heat and serve it hot.
With these yummy recipes of brown sugar chicken, I am sure you can't wait to have this mouth-watering dish. So, go ahead and try these recipes out and enjoy them with friends and family.