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baked honey garlic chicken thighs in white casserole dish
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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

Easy baked honey garlic chicken thighs with a delicious, sticky sauce perfect for spooning over rice and veggies. Assemble ahead and freeze for easy dinners!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 6
Calories: 246kcal


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs (around 10 thighs)

Honey Garlic Sauce

  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

To thicken

  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • green onions


  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Arrange chicken thighs in a deep 9 x 9 inch baking pan.
  • Shake together sauce ingredients and pour over the chicken. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Stir together corn starch and water, then pour it over the baked chicken. Using a set of tongs. flip chicken around to distribute the cornstarch evenly in the sauce.
  • Return to the oven for another 15 minutes, until sauce is thick and bubbly and chicken is cooked through to 165°F.

To prepare ahead and freeze

  • Place all ingredients not marked 'after cooking' into a gallon sized freezer bag.
  • Squeeze out as much air as possible, and freeze flat for up to 3 months.
  • To cook, thaw completely before cooking according to directions above.


Serving: 1/6 of batch | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 509mg | Potassium: 424mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.6mg