Chicken teriyaki thighs recipe

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5 min


40 min

This traditional Japanese recipe is great for barbecues, or if you just want something a little exotic for the dinner table


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tsp demerara sugar
  • 2tbsp dry sherry
  • 1tsp finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed


  • To make this chicken thigh recipe, place the chicken thighs in a dish.

  • Combine the soy sauce, sugar, sherry, ginger and garlic, pour over the chicken and mix together. Cover and chill overnight.

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / gas 6.

  • Put the thighs and sauce into a single layer in a roasting tin. Bake in the oven for 40- 45 minutes, turning halfway through.

  • If barbecuing the thighs, cook over medium hot coals for 35-40 mins, turning regularly.

  • Serve with roasted tomatoes and warmed tortilla wraps.

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