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Killer Chicken Thigh Marinade

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Killer Chicken Thigh Marinade

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


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    Neil O'D a month ago
    My go to. Really good flavor
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    Steph Wang 7 months ago
    Omitted the honey and it was still very good. Marinated for about 6 hours and flavor was infused. I reduced the salt to only 1tsp. I think next time will try to add garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne.
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    Kathy Henson 7 months ago
    Very tasty! Will reduce maple syrup a bit but it was really good.
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    Teresa Inthavong a year ago
    Amazing flavor! Greatest chicken will make again.
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    Charette a year ago
    Excellent recipe! Made some garlic roasted mini potatoes with pumpkin cake for dessert. It was definitely a hit
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    Crazy tasty! Very moist. Everyone enjoyed.
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    Awesome marinate! I had all the ingredients already !
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    Linda Lee 2 years ago
    Very delicious. The perfect sweetness but I would have to cut back honey next time because of low carb diet. My oven requires to cover pan with thin layer of water, bake 375 F 30 mins, baste then broil LO 10 mins. Extra sauce in pan makes great gravy.
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    Kristen Perlman 2 years ago
    Excellent! New family favorite!
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    William 2 years ago
    Delish - add extra garlic for even more flavor.
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    Jan Rey 2 years ago
    Fabulous! Make sure you use a good quality Sesame oil... it really makes a difference in the flavors. This is a stable in our home.
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    Leeanna 2 years ago
    I've made this many times now and every time it turns out prefectly. I start marinating the chicken in the morning and cook it for supper. Absolutely delicious!
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    Scott Spencer 2 years ago
    honestly found it really didn't have much flavor and i followed recipe exactly. marinated almost 23 hours chicken was juicy though. probably won't make again
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    Tami vandinter 2 years ago
    It was good but chicken wasn’t quite done so threw into microwave for a few minutes. Delicious though.
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    Aisling Byrne 2 years ago
    Really easy and very tasty! Might try leave it sit for longer next time
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    Ayumi Mo 3 years ago
    So good...will definitely make it again.
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    Monica Silva 3 years ago
    it was a delicious and the whole family enjoyed, will def be making this again
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    Yum Chef Duane 3 years ago
    Tasted great and a simple recipe!
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    Tiffany 3 years ago
    way way too much garlic for my taste. wont make again
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    Amanda Klekar 3 years ago
    Pretty good!! I’d make it again!
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    Gay Shuert 3 years ago
    It was very good I was only able to marinate 2/12 hrs. When I make it again I will definitely do it overnight I didn’t think the cooking time would be enough but it was perfect I will definitely make again
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    Rebecca Hamburg 3 years ago
    The recipe was easy to follow, but not exactly to my taste.
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    Renee Collins 3 years ago
    Used flavor oils, basil and garlic instead.
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    Kelly Da Silva 3 years ago
    Followed recipe to the point. Perfect just as is
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    Lynn Matthes 3 years ago
    Delicious and easy. I will definitely make it again.
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    Sasha Ingardi 3 years ago
    very good and delicious! This will be the main marinade for now on with my chicken
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    Clara A. 3 years ago
    it was easy to make and it delicious
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    Stacy Monaco 3 years 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.
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    Great!! I didn’t have Worcestershire sauce but still tasted great
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    Genica Chavez 3 years ago
    Would definitely cook it again!