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Sweet and Soy Chicken

Pan seared chicken drenched in a thick, sweet and salty glaze. It's an easy 30 minute recipe!
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :25 minutes
Total Time :30 minutes
Servings :4
Calories :610
Course :Dinner, Main Course


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 pounds chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp parsley optional


  • Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of the chicken thighs.
  • In a large skillet heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Working in batches if necessary, place chicken thighs in a single layer in the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • In a small bowl, mix the maple syrup, soy sauce and vinegar, add to skillet. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer and continue cooking, allowing the syrup mixture to reduce to a thick glaze.
  • Turn the thighs about every minute or so in the mixture to become coated with the glaze. Continue cooking about 20 minutes until the thighs are cooked thru. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.


Note *Reduced sodium soy sauce may be used for this recipe. **Salt may be omitted during the cooking process.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 2chicken thighsCalories: 610kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 38gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 222mgSodium: 931mgPotassium: 527mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 257IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 2mg

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