Asian Marinated Chicken is a super easy and delicious weeknight meal.
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Asian Marinated Chicken

Marinate and then bake is all this delicious Asian Marinated Chicken requires. It really is that easy and THAT delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marinate Time12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian Marinated Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 1208kcal
Author: Leigh Anne


  • 5 tsp garlic coarsely chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger minced
  • 1 c olive oil
  • ½ c reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ c apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ c sugar
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 2 lemons sliced, plus wedges for serving
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 3½ lb)


  • Whisk garlic, peppers, ginger, oil, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, fish sauce, and salt in a medium bowl until sugar and salt dissolve.
  • Add lemon slices and thyme.
  • Place marinade and chicken in a large resealable plastic bag. Turn to coat, and chill at least 12 hours, up to 24 hours.
  • Heat oven to 450°.
  • Remove chicken from marinade, shaking off excess, and place, skin side up, on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Cook until chicken is cooked through, about 25–30 minutes.
  • Serve chicken with lemon wedges for squeezing over.


Calories: 1208kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 102g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 283mg | Sodium: 4092mg | Potassium: 814mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 40.4mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 3.6mg