Hoisin Chicken… the easy way


Hoisin Chicken… Easy way


  • 1 pound skinless chicken thighs (with bone or boneless), or thighs

    and drumsticks

  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions (white part, roots discarded, and green

    parts reserved for garnish)

  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine (not rice vinegar) or sherry
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions (green part), for garnish


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

In a large

bowl, mix together all of the ingredients besides the chicken thighs and green

scallions. Once the sauce is fully mixed, add the chicken pieces and fully coat

with the sauce on all sides.

Place chicken

in a baking dish that has been thinly coated with cooking spray or olive oil.

Cook for 20-

25 minutes, uncovered, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches

165 degrees F when taking with a meat thermometer (or until chicken is cooked


Remove the

baking dish from the oven and allow the chicken to rest, 10 minutes, covered

before serving.


garnished with green scallions. Serve suggestions include serving with steamed

rice or quinoa and a vegetable.

Health and Wellness Associates



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