The balsamic marinade give the chicken legs a natural blackened look and a sweet, yet sour flavour.

Barbecued balsamic chicken fillets
Balsamic chicken
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:212
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th October 2012

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Parsley and sesame seeds make this fab.

Paul R Smith



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  1. Put the balsamic vinegar, sugar, olive oil and salt and pepper into a bowl and mix well
  2. Cut a few slashes into either side of the chicken pieces
  3. Add the chicken pieces to the mixture and marinate for an hour or so in a cool place (cover with tin-foil or cling-film)
  4. Cook the chicken on a hot, oiled barbecue hotplate for a total of about 15 minutes, turning now and again
  5. Check they are properly cooked then sprinkle with sesame seeds and freshly chopped parsley

Serving suggestions

Serve hot with a green salad and jacket potatoes

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