Baked Grilled Chicken
Updated: Aug 1
Recipe also found in my cookbook, Mom's Unwritten Recipes
In the Mennonite culture it's most common to eat a meal of mashed potatoes (in Belize it's Rice and Beans) with a meat dish and salad. This chicken goes so well with Belizean Rice and Beans or mashed potatoes. This recipe of Baked Grilled Chicken gets a lot of compliments and seems to be an easy favorite for many.
Baked Grilled Chicken Recipe
1 ½ lbs. boneless chicken breast
2 tsp. Complete Seasoning
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. syrup*
Cut chicken breast in half to cut the thickness in half and tenderize. Combine Complete Seasoning, salt, pepper, soy sauce and syrup. Let chicken sit in the combined seasonings for an hour or longer. Grill, until barely/not quite done. Transfer to a baking pan. Pour over the steak sauce, and bake at 375℉ for 20 minutes.
*your choice of syrup, maple, pancake, pineapple, corn syrup or even honey!
*if you don't have Complete Seasoning, substitute with garlic parsley salt or any of your favorite seasoning.
Serve with Mashed Potatoes or Rice and Beans. Serves 4
Chicken Steak Sauce
¼ onion, shredded
¼ sweet pepper, shredded
½ tbsp. butter
½ cup water
¾ cup BBQ sauce
¼ cup HP steak sauce
½ tbsp. mustard
½ tbsp. soy sauce
½ tsp. Mary Sharp’s Hot sauce, Fiery Hot
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 ½ tbsp. sugar
Sauté onion and sweet pepper in butter. Once fragrant, add in the rest of the ingredients. Simmer sauce for 15 minutes.
Note: This sauce can also be served as a dipping sauce for chicken fingers.
Tip: This recipe is a multi step, slightly more time consuming recipe with grilling, baking and stove top cooking. Of course grilling makes the dish get it's amazing flavor but if you're in a pinch of time and just want to serve wholesome food to your hungry family, pan fry the chicken to sear and caramelize the outside instead of grilling. Then proceed to baking according to the recipe's directions.