Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs

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Serves8 (1 thigh each)
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  1. Pat chicken dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine salt, paprika, cinnamon, and black pepper in a small bowl. Rub over chicken.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add half of the chicken, and cook about 4-5 minutes per side until done. Remove and set aside. Cook other half of chicken.
  5. Discard all but 3 tablespoons liquid from the skillet. Add the onions and carrots to hot skillet.
  6. Cook over moderate heat until onions soften and begin to brown, about 8 minutes.
  7. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  8. Return chicken to skillet. Mix together water, lemon juice, and honey in a small bowl and add to skillet.
  9. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook additional 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked.
  10. Sprinkle with herbs and serve warm.

Recipe Tips

Use 1 teaspoon of dried parsley and coriander in place of fresh herbs.

Serve over rotini, spaghetti, or rice.

Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.


Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 145mg 48%
Sodium 498mg 21%
Potassium 478mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 199%
Vitamin C 9%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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