Honey Spiced Chicken Thighs

Updated: Mar 30, 2021



Chicken...What's not to love about chicken?


I mean, it's literally one of the most versatile meats out there. Have you ever seen the movie Forrest Gump? Do you remember the part when Bubba was naming off all of these dishes that you could make from shrimp? That's literally how I feel about chicken. You can bake it, broil it, sear it, boil it, sauté it, and the list goes on.


My mom makes THE BEST fried chicken ever.....I know, I know, that was totally random. I just felt like letting you guys know, lol. My love for chicken grows each time I think of a new recipe to cook with it. My hopes are that each time you read my blog, your love and respect for food grows too! Now let's get cooking!



Equipment you will need:

1 nonstick skillet

1 pair of tongs


Ingredients:

1 package of boneless skinless chicken thighs Half a yellow onion (Small dice) 2 green onion stalks (Sliced on a bias) 3 oz of pure honey 2 oz of Louisiana hot sauce 2 oz of Louisiana Sweet heat with honey hot sauce Reckless Flavor’s Blackened seasoning 2 tbsp of Vegetable oil 2 tbsp garlic paste Crushed red peppers (optional)


Instructions:

  1. Thaw chicken thighs under running water 2-3 hours before cooking. Once thawed WASH and season your chicken thighs on both sides.

  2. Heat oil over Med/High heat in wide saucepan or skillet with lid. (Don't put lid on)

  3. Add diced onions and sauté for 2-3 mins until translucent (clear)

  4. Add chicken thighs presentation side down first and let it brown. Once browned, flip the thighs over and let it cook for an additional 3-5 mins.

  5. Remove chicken from the pan.

  6. Add hot sauce, honey, peppers, and garlic to the pan and stir together.

  7. Add chicken back into pan

  8. Coat the chicken in the sauce by flipping constantly.

  9. Place the lid on the pan and let the chicken simmer in the sauce for 10 mins

  10. Add the green onions and stir around.

  11. Serve.

  12. Best served over rice with spinach.




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