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Soy Sauce Chicken

An easy recipe for baked soy sauce chicken thighs. Marinate briefly, then bake for one hour at 350 degrees F, and your tasty dinner is ready!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 298kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce (or use a gluten-free alternative and add salt as needed)
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaqspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Chicken:

  • 8 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs (about 2 lb.)

Instructions

  • Mix the marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Pour into a large resealable plastic bag and add the chicken thighs. Place on a plate and marinate in the fridge for 1 hour, turning the bag midway. 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove the chicken thighs from the bag and arrange them in a baking dish large enough to accommodate them in a single layer. Pour the marinade on top and use your hands to massage it into the chicken thighs. 
  • Bake until well browned and cooked through, about 1 hour, basting the tops with the cooking liquids every 20 minutes. Rinse the basting brush with warm soapy water after each use. 
  • Remove from oven, baste one more time and serve. 

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Notes

Nutrition info assume about half the marinade is consumed. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2chicken thighs | Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 481mg | Sugar: 2g