This chicken with soy sauce recipe is a delicious, fast, and easy weeknight dinner. The chicken comes out flavorful with a sweet and tangy glaze. Serve with rice and steamed snow peas for a complete meal.
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup soy sauce
- 1 cup water
- ¼ cup minced garlic
- ¼ cup minced fresh ginger
- 5 pounds bone-in chicken thighs with skin
- ¼ cup chopped green onions
Combine sugar, soy sauce, water, garlic, and ginger into a large stockpot over medium heat; stir until sugar dissolves.
Add chicken thighs and bring to a boil. Simmer, turning the chicken thighs with tongs every 5 minutes, until the sauce is a rich, brown glaze and the chicken is no longer pink at the bone and juices run clear, about 35 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Remove pot from the heat and let cool 10 minutes.
Transfer chicken thighs to a platter; sprinkle with chopped green onions.
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Servings: 8 – Yield: –