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Mandarin Chicken Breast

Traeger Kitchen


Mandarin Chicken Breast

Prep Time

5

Minutes

Cook Time

25

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

Traeger Mandarin BBQ Sauce will tantalize your taste buds and make grilled chicken flavorful and tender.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup soy sauce

  • 8 (6 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • As Needed sweet chili sauce

  • steamed rice, for serving

  • thinly sliced scallions, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    Pour 2 quarts water into a large mixing bowl, then add salt, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Stir until sugar and salt dissolve.
  • 2

    Submerge chicken breasts in the brine, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 3

    Drain the chicken, rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Discard the brine.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Arrange the chicken breasts on the grill grate and cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until the internal temperature on an instant-read thermometer is 170℉. Turn chicken breasts once halfway through the cooking time.
  • 6

    Brush chicken breasts with the sweet chili sauce during the last few minutes of cooking.
  • 7

    Remove to a platter or plates and serve with steamed rice. Sprinkle the chicken breasts with thinly sliced scallions for garnish. Enjoy!