Miso Honey Chicken Recipe

Miso Honey Chicken Recipe

How To Make Miso Honey Chicken

This honey chicken is a dish with complex flavors of earthy barley, soybeans, and fermented rice from the miso. It’s then grilled for a juicy meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Marinate Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 55 minutes



  • 3tbspwhite miso
  • 2tbsphoney
  • ¼cuprice vinegar
  • 2tsphot sauce
  • 1tbspkosher salt
  • 1whole chicken,halved, wing tips separated
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • ½lemon,cut into wedges, or to taste
  • 1pinchcayenne pepper


  1. Combine the miso and honey in a bowl. Pour in the rice vinegar, followed by hot sauce and salt. Whisk well until mostly smooth.

  2. Add the chicken halves, then cut 3 to 4 slashes into the legs and thighs. Toss the chicken in the marinade until well coated.

  3. Refrigerate for 2 to 12 hours.

  4. Flip the chicken over in the bowl. Sprinkle more kosher salt on top.

  5. Preheat the grill to 350 degrees F over indirect heat. Add the chicken and cover. Grill for 20 minutes and flip chicken over.

  6. Cover and grill for another 20 minutes. Brush the excess marinade on top.

  7. Cover again and continue cooking for 5 to 10 minutes more until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of each thigh reads 165 degrees F.

  8. Plate the chicken alongside lemon wedges sprinkled with cayenne pepper.

  9. Squeeze some spicy lemon over the chicken while cutting, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 353.71kcal
  • Fat: 22.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.54g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.38g
  • Fiber: 0.46g
  • Sugar: 4.82g
  • Protein: 28.71g
  • Cholesterol: 112.50mg
  • Sodium: 404.35mg
  • Calcium: 21.97mg
  • Potassium: 306.74mg
  • Iron: 1.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.24mg
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