Honey Soy Baked Chicken Thighs

Honey Soy Baked Chicken Thighs

Honey Soy Baked Chicken Thighs are quick to throw together with only a few ingredients, ready in less than 30 minutes. With a mouthwatering honey soy sauce, this is the perfect weeknight or weekend dinner recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins


  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic minced (or 4 large cloves garlic, minced)
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar (apple cider or rice wine vinegar -- OPTIONAL)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil OPTIONAL
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 1/2 pounds (1.2 kg) chicken thighs (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of spice & ez's Thai Ginger Spice Blend
  • Fresh chopped parsley to garnish


  • In a shallow bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, green onions, cooking oil, garlic, vinegar, sesame oil and ginger. Mix well and set aside.
  • Pat chicken dry with paper towel. Trim off any excess fat. Season with spice & ez's  Thai Ginger Spice Blend then transfer chicken to the bowl with the marinade. Cover and marinade chicken for at least 30 minutes if time allows (or overnight).
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Transfer chicken along with the marinade to a cast iron skillet or baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping twice while baking to ensure the chicken doesn't dry out on top.
  • Broil for 5 minutes at high heat until golden browned and slightly charred on the edges. Chicken should have an internal temp of 165°F (or 70°C).
  • Garnish with parsley and optional sesame seeds.
  • Serve chicken with pan juices over steamed rice, cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, regular noodles or mashed potatoes.

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