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Honey Molasses Baked Chicken
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Honey Molasses Baked Chicken Recipe

This honey molasses baked chicken recipe is sweet, savory, crispy, and delicious. Even my most picky eater loved it and asked for more. Keep reading to find out how to make it!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken
Servings: 6 Pieces of Chicken
Calories: 448kcal


  • 6 Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Tablespoon of fresh ginger peeled and finely chopped.
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped onion
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of molasses
  • 1 tablespoon of red chili pepper flakes optional
  • 1 tablespoon of sriracha optional
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of sesame seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rice wine vinegar
  • Salt Pepper, Garlic Powder, and cumin for seasoning the sauce
  • Fresh parsley as garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Season each chicken thigh generously with pepper, garlic powder, and cumin.
  • Add olive oil to a hot frying pan and then add the chicken, skin down and cover.
  • Let cook for about 7-10 minutes or until the skin is very crispy.
  • Put the chicken thighs in a baking dish.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl to make the sauce.
  • Add to the baking dish with the chicken.
  • Bake 40 minutes.
  • Serve hot.


Serving: 1Piece of Chicken | Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 391mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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