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Baked Chicken Thighs with Asian Glaze

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An easy weeknight dinner recipe, chicken thighs are baked until golden brown with a sweet and tangy soy ginger glaze. 

Baked Chicken Thighs with Asian Glaze

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Chicken Thighs with Asian Glaze Recipe

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Baked Chicken Thighs with Asian Glaze

Asian Glazed Baked Chicken Thighs

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Chicken thighs are baked until golden brown with a sweet and tangy soy ginger glaze. 
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 45 mins
TOTAL: 55 mins
Servings: 4


  • 4 chicken thighs (bone-in, skin-on)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Asian Soy Glaze

  • ¼ cup soy (sauce)
  • ¼ cup Nakano Natural Rice Vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons ginger (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • sesame seeds and scallions


  • Pre-heat oven to 375. Place chicken thighs in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Flip over to coat both sides.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together Asian Soy Glaze ingredients. Pour mixture on top of the chicken thighs. Bake until chicken is cooked through, 40-50 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds and scallions to serve if you wish.


Serving: 1thighCalories: 389kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 19gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 677mgPotassium: 278mgFiber: 0gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 150IUVitamin C: 1.6mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 0.9mg

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