Ina’s Indonesian Chicken

I recently joined the Barefoot Bloggers, a cooking club ALL about INA! The Barefoot Contessa, I love her and I am so excited to be a part of this. Their concept is memebers of the club pick a recipe and everyone cooks it and then blogs about it. I love it. I love to critique and I LOVE to doctor up/switch around recipes and this will be fun. Thus far I have loved everything I have ever made of Ina’s. This weeks pick was from Todd at  A Cooking Dad. Thanks as this looks great and I am happy to make it!
Ina’s Indonesian Chicken (the exact recipe)

1 c honey
3/4 c soy sauce
1/4 c garlic (8-12 cloves)
1/2 c ginger root
chicken
Note she uses a lot of chicken I am using 3 split breast and therfore I am cutting the marinade in half.
Cook all ingredients in a small sauce pan and pour over chicken and marinate overnight. Bake covered at 350 for 30 mins, remove foil raise temp to 375 and cook additional 30 mins.

I am serving mine with cous-cous and a spinach salad. Sounds good.

THE VERDICT:
Ok, I marinated the chicken last night, boneless/skinless breast. Left instructions for Hubs on how to cook it and got in late from work to find that I am not so sure he followed the directions and I wasn’t thrilled. This is the most blah, chicken of Ina’s I have ever had. Maybe, I am sure it would have been much better if I had used bone-in breast but, I didn’t have any on hand and really if the marinade was that great it would have still tasted yummy. I just wasn’t thrilled.
Onto, the next dish.  Shrimp Bisque

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