1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp. sweet sake, mirin, or dry sherry
1 tbsp. grated onion
1 clove garlic, minced
4 whole large chicken breasts, split, skinned, and boned
Cooking spray or cooking oil
In saucepan stir together brown sugar, soy, sake, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir over low heat till sugar dissolves. cook, uncovered, till like thin syrup, about 5 minutes more; cool. Place chicken in shallow baking dish. Pour soy mixture over chicken. Cover; refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or overnight, occasionally spooning marinade over. Remove chicken; reserve marinade. Coat grill with nonstick spray coating or cooking oil. Grill chicken over medium-hot coals for 15 to 20 minutes; turn often. Brush frequently with reserved marinade. Serves 8.