Grilled Chicken With Papaya BBQ Sauce

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

It's June so fire up that BBQ and get busy. With this recipe you'll enjoy the flavors of tropical fruit and citrus along with some heat on your chicken. I strongly suspect that the seasoned rice wine vinegar could be replaced with white wine vinegar. Time does not include marinading time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PAPAYA CHICKEN MARINADE:.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the marinade (except chicken).
  3. Add chicken and immerse in marinade.
  4. Set aside to marinate for a minimum of 1 hour up to 24 hours.
  5. Prepare Papaya BBQ Sauce.
  6. PAPAYA BBQ SAUCE:.
  7. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat and add onion. Cook and stir until translucent ensuring onion does not brown.
  8. Add sugar, scotch bonnet, zest of limes and lemon. Allow sugar to dissolve.
  9. Add water, juice from lemon, limes and vinegar.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Add papaya and season with salt.
  12. Bring to a boil again and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  13. Using a blender, puree sauce until smooth.
  14. TO GRILL CHICKEN:.
  15. Heat and oil grill.
  16. Remove chicken from marinade and place on grill.
  17. Baste each breast with 2 tablespoons of Papaya BBQ Sauce, continue basting occasionally until chicken is cooked through.
  18. Garnish with chopped Spiced Cashews and cilantro leaves.
  19. SPICED CASHEW NUTS:.
  20. In a small frying pan, melt butter over medium heat.
  21. Add cashews until golden brown. Remove from heat, add paprika and salt.
  22. Use half of Spiced Cashew Nuts and chop for chicken and reserve the remainder whole to add to a salad.
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This is a wonderful grilled chicken! Absolutely loved the bbq sauce - it's sweet and spicy and rich and terrific. Loved the cashew garnish as well. Thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for ZWT9, The Apron String Travelers