Chicken Thighs Braised in a Soy/Honey Sauce

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

Here is a simple dish to put together that will have your guests thinking you spent all day in the kitchen… slaving over a hot stove.

Totally yummy, and full of deep rich flavors, you’ll want to put this on your permanent rotation.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 4 medium
    chicken thighs, bone-in, skin on
  • 1 c
    chicken stock, not broth
  • 1/4 c
    tamari sauce
  • 3 clove
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 c
    fresh clover honey
  • 1 medium
    lime
  • 1/4 c
    scallions, chopped, for garnish

How to Make Chicken Thighs Braised in a Soy/Honey Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Add the chicken stock, tamari, garlic, ginger, 1/4 cup of the honey, and red pepper flakes to a large skillet.
  4. Bring the mixture to a light simmer.
  5. Add the chicken thighs.
  6. Continue to simmer until the chicken thighs are cooked through, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  7. Chef’s Note: Flip the chicken thighs about every 5 minutes.
  8. Remove the chicken and reserve.
  9. Add the remainder of the honey (1/2 cup) to the pan.
  10. Continue to simmer until the liquid begins to thicken, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  11. Return the chicken thighs to the pan.
  12. Slice the lime in half, and add the juice of half the lime to the pan.
  13. Chef’s Note: Cut the other half of the lime into two wedges.
  14. PLATE/PRESENT
  15. Serve while still warm with rice or potatoes, or in this case some al dente spaghetti, garnish with some chopped scallions and a lime wedge. Enjoy.
  16. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Chicken Thighs Braised in a Soy/Honey Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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