Simple Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 21, 2022
Simple Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe

How To Make Simple Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Have yourself a chicken thigh recipe that will give you a hint of the Asian culinary experience. This dish uses simple ingredients as well.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 6chicken thighs
  • cuprice wine vinegar
  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • 3tbsphoney
  • 2tbspbrown sugaror coconut sugar
  • 2tbsppure sesame oil
  • 1tbspgarlic clovescrushed
  • 1tspgingercrushed
  • 2cupof baby bok choyquartered horizontally
  • 1cupgreen onionsor shallots, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Wash chicken thighs and pat dry with a paper towel.

  3. Whisk the vinegar, soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger together in a small saucepan over medium heat.

  4. Bring to a rolling boil; reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes while stirring occasionally until sauce thickens. Take off heat and allow to cool slightly.

  5. Place chicken thighs into an ovenproof pan/skillet or baking dish. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken, rotating each thigh until evenly covered. Rotate the chicken to be skin side down, and bake for 30 minutes.

  6. Turn thighs and continue to bake until beginning to brown on the skin. At this point, start steaming your bok choy to your desired texture.

  7. Change oven settings to grill/broil on medium heat and grill until the skin changes to deep golden in colour (about 5 minutes).

  8. Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes. Serve with the steamed bok choy, shallots/green onion slices and remaining sauce.


  • Calories: 527.08kcal
  • Fat: 36.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.65g
  • Fiber: 0.68g
  • Sugar: 12.13g
  • Protein: 33.29g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 745.20mg
  • Calcium: 42.07mg
  • Potassium: 522.84mg
  • Iron: 1.83mg
  • Vitamin A: 54.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.92mg
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