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Basil and Five Spice Chicken Legs with Cantaloupe Salad
Basil and Five Spice Chicken Legs with Cantaloupe Salad
Serves: 4
Calorie: 362, Proteins: 29 g, Total Fat: 21 g, Fiber: 1 g, Sugar 8 g.


4 quart n leg quarters 16 each basil leaves 1 Tbs five-spice powder 1 each stalk lemon grass, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 Tbs vegetable oil 3 Tbs water 1/2 can aloupe, thinly sliced 1/2 tsp five-spice powder 2 Tbs rice vinegar 1 Tbs Tbs vegetable oil 2 tsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 12 slice leaves, sliced


Lift the skin on leg quarters and press 4 basil leaves under each. Place chicken in resealable plastic bags. In blender, mix 1 tablespoon five-spice powder, lemon grass, soy sauce, vegetable oil and water. Puree until smooth. Pour mixture into plastic bag with chicken; seal and shake until chicken is coated. Refrigerate at least 1 hour, or up to 24 hours. When ready to cook, prepare coals for grill, or preheat gas grill. Place chicken on grill over medium heat and cook, turning, until firm and cooked thoroughly, about 10 - 15 minutes per side. While chicken is cooking, prepare salad by whisking together in medium bowl five-spice powder, rice vinegar, 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Set aside. Arrange cantaloupe slices on serving plates or platter. Drizzle salad dressing over cantaloupe; sprinkle with slivered basil leaves. Place chicken legs next to salad to serve.

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