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chicken thighs braised in a soy/honey sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

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.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken thighs braised in a soy/honey sauce

  • 4 md
    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 md
  • 1/4 c
    scallions, chopped, for garnish

How To Make chicken thighs braised in a soy/honey sauce

  • 1
  • 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
  • 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.