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Glazed Chicken Thighs

Photo: Jennifer Causey


Serves 8 (serving size: 1 thigh)


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 239
  • fat 10.5 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 33 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 135 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 452 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine fish sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and minced garlic in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Reserve 1 tablespoon mixture. Add chicken thighs to bowl; toss to coat. Refrigerate chicken 2 to 4 hours, tossing occasionally. Heat a grill pan over medium heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken, skin side down; cook 15 minutes, turning occasionally so as not to burn (you want a light char). Remove chicken to a serving platter. Drizzle reserved 1 tablespoon fish sauce mixture over chicken; sprinkle with green onions.

Cook's Notes

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