Killer Chicken Thigh Marinade

Becky Evans-Deas: "It was great! I added some green hot sauce and ex…" Read More


  • 8 bone in skin on chicken thighs (about 4 lbs)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons honey (or maple syrup)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (plus more to taste)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium89% DV2130mg
    Fat123% DV80g
    Protein157% DV80g
    Carbs9% DV26g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories1170Calories from Fat720
    Total Fat80g123%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat720
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Becky Evans-Deas 2 days ago
    It was great! I added some green hot sauce and extra garlic powder. Husband loved it and he isn’t the biggest fan of chicken thighs. Will def make again.
    Sonya Ignas a month ago
    This was a killer marinade indeed!! Added Ginger and Sweet yellow onion. Phenomenal
    Castle 2 months ago
    if i would have let it marinade longer it would have been perfect. i only let it marinade a couple hours
    brendah 3 months ago
    very delicious it was killer indeed
    Mrs.Brown 5 months ago
    "Killer" is exactly what this recipe is! A cross between a Honey Garlic and Teriyaki. Marinated chicken drumsticks for 9 hrs. They were unbelievably moist and delicious. The only thing I had to change was to omit the salt as I was using regular soy sauce, not low sodium.😋
    Huson Collins 5 months ago
    Pretty good. Since I didn’t have bone in skin on thighs it probably isn’t fair to rate this. Good flavor, but it’s just chicken thighs.
    Syethia 10 months ago
    it was great. no leftovers. will definitely make it again.
    Sharon Rempel a year ago
    This is a really great marinade, very flavourful. But didn’t cook the thighs at 450*F, 425*F was high enough, for 30 minutes.
    Jasmine a year ago
    I used boneless skinless chicken thighs instead and it was just as good! I marinated them for about a day then baked them at 350 for 15 minutes on one side and about 10 minutes the other side. Very juicy!
    Ashleigh Binder a year ago
    FIRE🔥🔥🔥 The only thing I did add was a little bit of ground ginger and dried chopped onion. PERFECT.....we didn’t have any leftovers.
    Jo a year ago
    great juicy will make it again
    Vanessa W. a year ago
    My family loved it. It was easy. I marinated it over night.
    Ceo a year ago
    Delicious. Moist and crispy.
    S a year ago
    It was a good recipe. Something I’ll definitely throw in my mix again. I did have it marinating for two days lol
    Frank J. a year ago
    The flavor was good - I will probably use this one again and maybe add a little ginger.
    Julie a year ago
    Very good, grilled it low & slow. Tasty crispy
    Ramona K. 2 years ago
    It was utterly delicious
    Julia R. 2 years ago
    awesome recipe! I would make it again
    Candia 2 years ago
    Super easy and yummy.
    Sarah Murton 2 years ago
    I only marinated my boneless chicken thighs for 8 hours. The chicken was tender and juicy with an amazing flavor. Also it left my house smelling great! I will make this super easy recipe again and again
    BRENDA H. 2 years ago
    i loved it and so did my husband i will definitely make this again
    Kelly Artur 2 years ago
    Loved it, flavorful easy and everyone else loves it
    Hey C-Line! 2 years ago
    Oh shoot this was delicious!! Can’t wait to make it over and over again! Thankyou
    Laura N. 3 years ago
    so easy! it was a hit
    Yvette S-r 3 years ago
    Excellent recipe. I will make again for sure. Marinated for an hour and was Yummly. Will make again.
    April W. 4 years ago
    It was a hit with my family! I will definitely make this again, but next time I will double the recipe!
    Debbie Phillips 4 years ago
    Made this recipe. Didn't think it was anything special. Needed less Soy Sauce and more Honey, if anything.
    Pete Phillips 4 years ago
    Was great! Marinated overnight, broiled to crisp Served brow rice with juice on top and asparagus steamed
    Sara Sandoval 4 years ago
    It turned out Delicious,I added some green onions served it with steamed rice and a salad. 💯👍🏽😍👏