serves 4 (2 thighs = 9 points +)
- 1/2 c. maple syrup
- 1/4 c. fresh orange juice
- 2 T. low-sodium soy sauce
- 1 T. grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
- 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 8 bone0in chicken thighs, skinned
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl.
Place maple mixture in a large ziplock bag. Add chicken, seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking pan with foil. Remove chicken from marinate and place on pan. Place remaining marinade from the bag into a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until reduced to about 1/4 c. Baste chicken with reduced maple mixture. Cook for 20 minutes, turn and cook an additional 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.