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Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs

 
Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs
Image © Budget Bytes
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $1.01

$1.01 per serving

723 people like this recipe

723 likes

This recipe is ready in 70 minutes

Ready in 1 hour and 10 minutes

spoonacular Score:4%

Spoonacular Score: 4%

 

Need a gluten free and dairy free main course? Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs could be an excellent recipe to try. This recipe makes 6 servings with 404 calories, 25g of protein, and 27g of fat each. For $1.01 per serving, this recipe covers 12% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Plenty of people made this recipe, and 723 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of chicken thighs 5.98, garlic 0.16, green onions 0.20, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. To use up the water you could follow this main course with the Watermelon-Peach Slushies as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. It is brought to you by Budget Bytes. With a spoonacular score of 4%, this dish is improvable. Users who liked this recipe also liked Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs, Honey + Sriracha Chicken Thighs, and Crispy Rosemary Sriracha Chicken Thighs (Low Carb and Gluten-Free).

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc are my top picks for Boneless Chicken Thighs. White meat is typically paired with white wine as to not overpower the flavor of the meat, so chardonnay and sauvignon blanc are safe choices. Chicken prepared with a tomato sauce or certainly a red wine sauce can and should be served with a red like a pinot noir. One wine you could try is NV Mindbender Chardonnay. It has 4.4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 12 dollars.

NV Mindbender Chardonnay

Lightly Oaked, the Mindbender Chardonnay is a sophisticated style of Chardonnay, that is full of the best elements of this classic grape varietal. The aromatics are complex and welcoming with floral and citrus tones mixed with hints of honeysuckle and butterscotch. The good percentage of oak aging brings a lovely vanilla note. The Mindbender Chardonnay is here to make you see Chardonnay in a new and innovative way. The Mindbender Chardonnay is a sophisticated style of Chardonnay, that is full of the best elements of this classic grape varietal. Visually it is golden straw in color. The aromatics are complex and welcoming with floral and citrus tones mixed with hints of honeysuckle and butterscotch. The well-rounded flavors carry the butterscotch throughout lending a smooth, creamy aspect while the citrus flavors bring freshness and brightness to the body. The good percentage of oak aging brings a lovely vanilla note. The finish is rounded out with a depth of ripe fruit flavors such as apricots, melons and peaches with a spritz of lime.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2 lb
2 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs
skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
1 inch
1 inch fresh ginger
fresh ginger
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sriracha hot sauce
sriracha hot sauce
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps soy sauce
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps honey
honey
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps brown sugar
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
vegetable oil
0.5 cups
0.5 cups water
water
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps corn starch
corn starch
0.25 bunch
0.25 bunch green onions
green onions
2 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 lb
skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
1 inch fresh ginger
1 inch
fresh ginger
2 Tbsps sriracha hot sauce
2 Tbsps
sriracha hot sauce
1.5 Tbsps soy sauce
1.5 Tbsps
soy sauce
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 Tbsps honey
2 Tbsps
honey
2 Tbsps brown sugar
2 Tbsps
brown sugar
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
0.5 cups water
0.5 cups
water
2 Tbsps corn starch
2 Tbsps
corn starch
0.25 bunch green onions
0.25 bunch
green onions

Equipment

casserole dish
casserole dish
pot
pot
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
casserole dish
casserole dish
pot
pot
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Budget Bytes

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.41
Ingredient
2 pounds skinless boneless chicken thighs
2 cloves garlic
1 inch fresh ginger
2 Tbsps sriracha hot sauce
1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsps honey
2 Tbsps brown sugar
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 Tbsps corn starch
1/4 bunch green onions
Price
$7.04
$0.13
$0.04
$0.29
$0.18
$0.06
$0.51
$0.08
$0.05
$0.07
$0.04
$8.49

Tips

Health Tips

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
403 Calories
25g Protein
27g Total Fat
13g Carbs
5% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
403
20%

Fat
27g
42%

  Saturated Fat
8g
54%

Carbohydrates
13g
4%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
148mg
49%

Sodium
485mg
21%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
25g
50%

Selenium
28µg
41%

Vitamin B3
7mg
36%

Vitamin B6
0.55mg
28%

Phosphorus
248mg
25%

Vitamin B12
0.97µg
16%

Vitamin B5
1mg
16%

Zinc
1mg
13%

Vitamin B2
0.21mg
13%

Potassium
346mg
10%

Magnesium
32mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin K
5µg
6%

Copper
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin C
3mg
5%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin E
0.42mg
3%

Vitamin A
135IU
3%

Calcium
20mg
2%

Folate
6µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.15µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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