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Soy Braised Chicken Thighs

Make this braised chicken recipe with thighs and enjoy with wild rice cakes. It is a unique new way to serve chicken you will all love.


  • Prep Time : 5 min
  • Cook Time : 45 min
  • Ready Time : 50 min




    For the braising liquid

    • ½ cup best quality soy sauce
    • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 1 tablespoon microplaned fresh ginger
    • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • Zest of 1 orange
    • 2 teaspoons 5 spice powder (easily found in most grocery stores or online)
    • Dash of favorite hot sauce

    For the chicken

    • sesame oil
    • chicken thighs


    Preheat oven to 325 or Slow cooker to HIGH

    1. Place all the ingredients for the braising liquid in a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
    2. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Lightly coat the pan with toasted sesame oil.
    3. Brown the thighs, skin side down, until very dark and caramelized. Transfer the thighs to a Dutch oven or slow cooker.
    4. Add the braising liquid and cover. Cook in the oven for 45 minutes or in the slow cooker for 3 hours or until done.
    5. Serve with Miso and Shiitake Wild Rice Cakes. Spoon braising liquid over the chicken and cakes. Garnish with sliced scallions and cashews.


    About Chef Laura Frankel


    I am a chef, restauranteur, cookbook author and mother, you can find out more about me on my blog: ChefLaurasKosher.com

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