Honey Ginger Chicken Thighs



  • skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons reduced sodium Teriyaki sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried orange peel


  1. Lay chicken in a glass dish for marinating.
  2. Mince garlic and grate ginger.
  3. In glass measuring cup, add sesame oil, Teriyaki sauce, honey, kosher salt, chili powder, red pepper flakes and dried orange peel. Whisk together.
  4. Add garlic and ginger to measuring cup and mix well.
  5. Pour mixture over chicken and place in refrigerator. Marinate 45 minutes-all day.
  6. Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet with a rack. Pour excess marinade over chicken and bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 30-35 minutes.
  7. Top chicken with chopped scallions.


Until next time, Kris