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Soy-Brown Sugar-Glazed Chicken Thighs

 36 Ratings
30 Comments
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Get sweet and savory chicken thighs on the table fast with this affordable main dish. Make it a meal by adding cooked Green Giant® frozen teriyaki vegetables or garden vegetable medley.

Ingredients

1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup soy sauce
1
tablespoon rice vinegar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
lb skin-on bone-in chicken thighs
1
tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, beat brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and garlic with whisk until well combined. Set aside.
  • 2 Heat 10-inch ovenproof skillet or roasting pan over medium-high heat. Rub chicken with oil; place skin side down in skillet. Sear chicken, without moving, 3 to 5 minutes or until skin is browned and chicken releases easily from skillet.
  • 3 Transfer chicken to plate. Pour off drippings from skillet. Return chicken to skillet, skin side up. Pour brown sugar-soy mixture over chicken.
  • 4 Roast 15 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F). Serve chicken with sauce.

Expert Tips

Searing meat in a pan on the stovetop then finishing in the oven is a classic restaurant technique that frees up burners while ensuring a succulent finished product that's less likely to overcook or burn.

To avoid the cutting board entirely, use preminced garlic or substitute 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for the fresh garlic.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
90mg
31%
Sodium
1000mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
14%
Protein
30g
30%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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