Honey Soy Baked Chicken

These tender and juicy honey soy baked chicken thighs are quick to throw together and only needs a few ingredients.

August 28, 2020 1 min read

Honey Soy Baked Chicken

Serving Size
Serving size
6
Prep Time
Prep time
10 min
Cook Time
Cook time
25 min
Recipe Author
Author
@cafedelites

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauc
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic minced (or 4 large cloves garlic, minced)
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar (apple cider or rice wine vinegar -- optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional)
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 1/2 pounds (1.2 kg) chicken thighs (skinless, boneless)
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • Fresh chopped parsley to garnish

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Instructions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, green onions, cooking oil, garlic, vinegar, sesame oil and ginger. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Pat chicken dry with paper towel. Trim off any excess fat. Season with salt and pepper then transfer chicken to the bowl with the marinade. Cover and marinade chicken for at least 30 minutes if time allows (or overnight).
  3. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  4. Transfer chicken along with the marinade to a cast iron skillet or baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping twice while baking to ensure the chicken doesn't dry out on top.
  5. Broil for 5 minutes at high heat until golden browned and slightly charred on the edges. Chicken should have an internal temp of 165°F (or 70°C).
  6. Garnish with parsley and optional sesame seeds.Serve chicken with pan juices over steamed rice, cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, regular noodles or mashed potatoes.

Nutrional info: Calories: 339, Carbs: 17g, Protein: 37g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 2g

*Nutritional information is approximate.


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