This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
2 1/2 lb Broiler-fryer chicken, cut into
8 pieces 1/4 c Soy sauce
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 c Sake (Japanese rice wine)
Or cooking sherry 1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Monosodium glutamate (opt)
1 tb Vegetable oil
1 ts Grated fresh ginger root
1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients. Marinate chicken pieces 3 to 4 hours.
2. Place chicken skin-side-down in a deep, 3-quart, heat-resistant, non-metallic baking dish and heat in Microwave Oven 12 minutes.
3. Turn chicken skin-side-up and heat an additional 6 minutes or until
chicken is fork-tender. Baste occasionally with sauce.