How to Cook Perfect Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake

Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake.

Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake You can cook Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake using 13 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake

  1. It’s of Bone-in Chicken Thighs (I used boneless).
  2. It’s of Honey.
  3. Prepare of Soy Sauce (Can substitute with reduced sodium soy sauce.
  4. Prepare of Rice wine vinegar.
  5. You need of Toasted Sesame Oil (Optional).
  6. It’s of Vegetable Oil.
  7. Prepare of Green Onions, sliced (about 4-5 green onions.
  8. Prepare of Minced Ginger (about 4-5 cloves).
  9. Prepare of Minced Garlic.
  10. Prepare of Rice (uncooked).
  11. Prepare of Chicken Stock (Can substitute water).
  12. Prepare of Kosher Salt.
  13. It’s of Ground Black Pepper.

Honey Soy Chicken and Rice Bake step by step

  1. In a large bowl or resealable zip-top bag, add the chicken, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Squeeze out the excess air from the bag and tightly seal it; gently massage the bag to coat the chicken in the marinade. Place the bag in the refrigerator and allow to marinate for 2 hours.
  2. Remove the chicken from the bag and discard any remaining marinade. Add the vegetable oil to a large oven-safe pot over medium heat. Carefully add the chicken thighs, skin side down. Cook until the thighs are nicely caramelized, about 5 minutes on each side. Remove the chicken, transfer it to a plate, and set aside..
  3. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C..
  4. To the pot, add the green onions, ginger, and garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 1-3 minutes. Add the rice and stir to combine. Add the chicken broth, season it with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Stir well and return the chicken thighs to the pot, skin side up..
  5. Cover the pot with a lid, place it in the oven, and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the rice and chicken are both fully cooked. Fluff rice and serve warm. Garnish with green onions, if desired..
  6. Tip: While searing the chicken, check often to ensure that they are not burning. The honey in the marinade will cause the chicken to brown quickly..