Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs

Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs

Total Time

30 minutes

Serving Size



  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs


  1. Preheat grill (or grill pan) on medium. Combine all ingredients (except chicken); reserve one-half of sauce for later use. Coat chicken with remaining half sauce (wash hands); let stand 10 minutes to marinate.
  2. Place chicken on grill; grill 6–7 minutes on each side until chicken is grill-marked and 165°F. Baste chicken with reserved sauce during last 2 minutes of grill time. Serve.

Other Preparation Methods

  1. Bake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine 1 cup each apricot preserves and French dressing. Stir in 1 packet dry onion soup mix. Place 2 lb chicken thighs in baking dish; top with sauce. Bake 50–60 minutes until chicken is 165°F.
  2. Broil: Preheat broiler. Combine ¼ cup hot pepper sauce, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon paprika, and ½ teaspoon ground red pepper; coat 2 lb chicken thighs with mixture and place on baking sheet. Broil on middle rack 10–12 minutes until chicken is 165°F.

Nutritional Information

Amount per ⅙ recipe serving: Calories 230, Total Fat 9.00g, Sat Fat 2.50g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 140mg, Sodium 630mg, Total Carb 11g, Fiber 0.00g, Sugars 7g, Protein 27g, Calc 2%, Vit A 2%, Vit C 2%, Iron 6%