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Miso-Ginger Chicken Thighs

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  • Servings:

    4 (274 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    30 minutes


Serve these spicy, saucy chicken thighs with a side of brown rice or quinoa on a bed of tender, young greens. If you like a milder dish, start with half of the chili paste adjust the sauce to taste before you put it on the chicken.
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 T. miso paste
2 in. fresh ginger, peeled
6 garlic cloves
1 lemon, zest and half of the juice
2 T. vegetable oil
1 T. sesame oil
1 T. rice vinegar
1 T. low-sodium soy sauce
1 T. red chili paste
Miso-Ginger Chicken Thighs


1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
2. In a food processor, combine everything but the chicken into a paste. Toss over the chicken to coat.
3. Place the chicken and sauce in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping once after 15 minutes.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 4 (274 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 404 kcal (20%)
Calories from Fat 184 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 20 g (31%)
Saturated Fat 4 g (21%)
Cholesterol 213 mg (71%)
Sodium 924 mg (38%)
Total Carbohydrates 6 g (2%)
Dietary Fiber 1 g (4%)
Protein 47 g (78%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 5 mg (6%)
Calcium 35 mg (3%)
Iron 2 mg (13%)