Easy Thai Chicken

Ingredients

  • 30 mL (2 Tbsp) butter
  • 8 chicken breasts
  • 30 mL (2 Tbsp) chopped fresh cilantro leaves (optional)
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) sweet chili sauce
  • 30 mL (2 Tbsp) reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 mL (1 Tbsp) fresh grated ginger
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 5 mL (1 tsp), or more, to taste of Sriracha sauce

Equipment

  • measuring cups and spoons
  • cutting board and knife
  • grater
  • whisk
  • small bowl
  • large ovenproof skillet
  • tongs or spatula
  • digital thermometer to check doneness

Prep time:

10

Yields:

30

Cook time:

8

Recipe submitted by:

Cyndi

  1. Preheat oven to 205° C (400° F).
  2. To make the sauce, whisk together chili sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, lime juice and Sriracha in a small bowl.
  3. Melt butter in large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken and sear both sides until golden brown, about 2–3 minutes per side.
  5. Stir in chili sauce mixture.
  6. Place into oven and bake 25-30 minutes or until done.
  7. Check doneness of chicken. It is completely cooked through when it reaches an internal temperature or 74° C.
  8. Broil for 2–3 minutes, or until caramelized and slightly charred.
  9. Garnish with cilantro if desired.