Chicken Thigh Marinade

Baked chicken thighs made with the BEST pineapple chicken thigh marinade is one of the easiest ways to make incredibly flavorful chicken that tastes just like a Hawaiian getaway!

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– 8 chicken thighs about 2 lb total – 6 oz pineapple juice can – 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger finely chopped – 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce – 3-5 garlic cloves finely chopped – 2 tablespoon sesame oil – 1 tablespoon light brown sugar – 1 teaspoon Kosher salt + black pepper to taste – green onion sliced

Step 1

In a mixing bowl combine pineapple juice, 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, 3-5 garlic cloves, 2 tablespoon sesame oil, 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, 1 teaspoon Kosher salt + black pepper, to taste. Mix with a spoon. Reserve 1/2 cup for sauce. Add chicken thighs, cover and marinade overnight or at least 6 hours.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 400F. Place chicken thighs skin side down on a baking dish or cast iron skillet, bake for 20 minutes. Flip on the other side and pour 1/2 reserved sauce over the chicken thighs, rechurn back to the oven bake for 15 more minutes or until chicken thighs are cooked. Broil on high for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Garnish with sliced green onion. Enjoy!


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