One-Skillet Sweet 'n Spicy Chicken Thighs

Total Time: 25 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Price per serving: $4.70


One-Skillet Sweet 'n Spicy Chicken Thighs


· 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs, skin on and bone-in· a few generous dashes of salt & pepper· 2 tsps sesame oil· 6 cloves garlic, sliced thin· 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce· 2 tbsps hot chili paste (or more if you’d like!)· 1 tbsp rice vinegar·


Step 1Step 2On a cutting board amply season the chicken thighs with salt & pepper on all sides.Step 3In a cast iron skillet warm the sesame oil over a medium flame, then add the garlic and saute until fragrant,  about 1 minute. Turn the heat up to medium-high, then add the chicken thighs, skin-side down, into the skillet. Sear for 6 – 8 minutes until the skin is crisp, then flip. Cook for another 6 – 8 minutes, then lastly flip once more so the skin is again face down in the skillet. Finish cooking until the internal temperature is 165F, about another 3 minutes.Step 4Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl combine the sweet chili sauce, hot chili paste, and rice vinegar.Step 5When ready, immediately serve the chicken thighs, slathering with sauce as you plate. EAT!Step 6Step 7