Asian-Inspired BBQ Chicken Recipe

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Maxine Published: April 19, 2021 Modified: August 31, 2021
Asian-Inspired BBQ Chicken Recipe

How To Make Asian-Inspired BBQ Chicken

Sink your teeth into this succulent BBQ chicken, flavored with hearty Asian spices and sauces, then grilled to juicy perfection, for a mouthwatering meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Marinate Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 45 minutes



  • ¼cupdark brown sugar,plus 2 tbsp
  • ¼cupsoy sauce,plus 2 tbsp
  • 3tbsplime juice,fresh
  • tbspvegetable oil
  • ½tspAsian sesame oil
  • ¾tspgaram masala
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • tspginger,fresh grated
  • ½tspcayenne pepper
  • 8chicken thighs,boneless
  • 2scallions,light and dark green parts only, thinly sliced


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients except for the chicken and scallions. Set ¼ cup of the marinade aside and cover, then place the rest in a zip-lock freezer bag with the chicken thighs. Be sure the chicken is evenly coated with the marinade.

  2. Place the bag in the refrigerator in a bowl in case of leakage, then let marinate for 3 to 4 hours.

  3. Preheat grill to high heat. Grease the grill.

  4. Place the chicken on the grill, then cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until nicely browned and done.

  5. Transfer the chicken to a serving platter, then top with the reserved marinade and sliced scallions.

  6. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 958.22kcal
  • Fat: 70.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 30.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.42g
  • Fiber: 0.57g
  • Sugar: 9.28g
  • Protein: 65.47g
  • Cholesterol: 378.28mg
  • Sodium: 1192.90mg
  • Calcium: 53.70mg
  • Potassium: 923.42mg
  • Iron: 3.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 97.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.93mg
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