miso glazed chicken & brussels with pickled radish rice

Chicken and rice get a major upgrade. Coated with a thick miso glaze, the chicken skin transforms into a gorgeous, sweet crust in a hot oven.

By: Anna Decker / 03/08/2016

Rice is seasoned with vinegar and sugar and tossed with slices of quick-pickled radishes. It’ll have that pleasing sweetness of sushi rice, plus some crunch from the radish. We didn’t forget your greens—Brussels sprouts roast up until caramelized for a satisfying side. Cook, relax and enjoy!

What you'll need: 1 cup sushi rice 1½ oz ginger 1 clove garlic 10 oz Brussels sprouts 4 bone in, skin on chicken thighs 3 Tbsp brown rice miso 1 Tbsp dark brown sugar 1 Tbsp gluten-free tamari ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 4 oz radishes 2 scallions coarse salt neutral oil such as safflower or vegetable freshly ground black pepper sugar

Equipment: fine-mesh sieve small saucepan grater or microplane rimmed baking sheet

Recipe steps: 1. Cook rice Preheat oven to 425°F. Rinse rice in a fine-mesh sieve until the water runs clear. Combine rice, 1½ cups water and a pinch salt in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until water is absorbed and rice is tender, 15 minutes. Keep covered until ready to serve.

  1. Prep ingredients Peel and finely grate ginger and garlic. Cut ends off Brussels sprouts then cut in half. Remove any excess skin or fat from chicken.

  2. Make glaze Whisk together miso, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, tamari, 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar and 1 tablespoon oil in a large bowl.

  3. Roast Add chicken and toss to coat. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet and spread out in a single layer. Add Brussels sprouts, drizzle lightly with oil and toss. Season sprouts and chicken with salt. Roast until chicken is cooked and browned, about 25-30 minutes.

  4. Pickle radishes Meanwhile, remove ends radishes. Cut in half if large then thinly slice crosswise. Toss together in a bowl with remaining rice vinegar, ¾ teaspoon salt and a pinch of sugar.

  5. Serve Remove ends from scallions then thinly slice on the bias. Toss radish mixture with rice. Season with salt then stir in scallions and serve with chicken and Brussels sprouts. Enjoy!

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