Killer Chicken Thigh Marinade

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  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (about 4 lbs)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (or lime juice)
  • 5 tablespoons honey (or maple syrup)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (plus more to taste)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium44% DV1060mg
    Fat62% DV40g
    Protein78% DV40g
    Carbs4% DV13g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories590Calories from Fat360
    Total Fat40g62%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat360
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Sasha Ingardi 21 hours ago
    very good and delicious! This will be the main marinade for now on with my chicken
    Clara A. 6 days ago
    it was easy to make and it delicious
    Stacy Monaco 2 months ago
    Delicious- made it just as the recipe calls. I did marinate it overnight. I left it in the oven for 5 more minutes and the skin was nice and crispy without having to put it in the broiler. I did baste it every 10 minutes to prevent it from drying. The chicken was nice and juicy.
    Great!! I didn’t have Worcestershire sauce but still tasted great
    Genica Chavez 3 months ago
    Would definitely cook it again!
    Annettra Ross 3 months ago
    It was absolutly delish thank you!
    Adrianne S. 3 months ago
    This was very tasty. I halved the recipe since there is only two of us. I did marinate the thighs all day but I think where I went wrong was put them in too small of a dish. I basted every ten minutes but the skin wasn’t too crispy. I should have broiled them for a few minutes. We did like the flavor a lot so I will make again.
    Jim E. 4 months ago
    Just made it and loved it. Easy and tastes great.
    Paul D. 4 months ago
    turned out great. very honey garlicky.
    Vivien Chung 4 months ago
    One taste and my 9-yo asked if he could have this everyday <3 I didn’t marinate overnight, about 6hrs (while out doing errands), but the flavours were incredible.
    Rothman 4 months ago
    I'd give more stars if I could. This was a KILLER recipe. Next time I will marinade over night. YUM!
    L L 5 months ago
    Delicious, the only ingredient I was short on was honey, followed the rest of instructions. Absolutely delicious, next time though I will make twice as much for sauce for the rice. Thank you.
    DynamiteHomeCook 5 months ago
    Delicious, loved the chicken , I will definitely cook it again and make sure to marinade it overnight
    Suckling 5 months ago
    I did not marinate as I didn't have time and it was still delicious. I left out the sesame oil and worsester sauce as I didn't have any and added cornflour to the sauce once the chicken was done. Ate the chicken with the sauce on top. delish!!
    Lia 5 months ago
    Chicken was good. Next time I will marinate over night instead of two hours so the flavor can penetrate better.
    Rhonda 5 months ago
    Fantastic! Easy prep and flavorful, crispy skin. I will definitely be making this often!😋
    Kia Carthran 6 months ago
    Tasty. Love how the skin came out crispy and the flavor was spot on throughout.