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Asian Chicken Thighs

Quick, simple and tasty.  Chicken infuses with delicately flavored asian-style sauce while it cooks.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian chicken recipe
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 414kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs bone-in chicken thighs skinless is fine
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tbs rice vinegar white is OK too


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Mix the brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and rice vinegar in a small bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brush top/skin side of chicken with the 1 tbs oil.
  • Place chicken, skin/top side down in heated skillet. Brown for 3-5 minutes–until chicken releases freely. Turn and brown on other side. Remove to plate; drain fat from skillet and wipe with a paper towel.
  • Place chicken back in skillet, skin/top side up. Pour soy sauce mixture over chicken.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until internal temperature of chicken is 170 degrees and/or juices run clear.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 925mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg