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Sriracha Brown Sugar Chicken 8004

Siracha Brown Sugar Chicken

Easy, 5 ingredients only, Sriracha Brown Sugar Chicken is tender, crispy and juicy, with a touch of sweetness and a hot finish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Siracha Brown Sugar Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 110kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 6 - 8 chicken thighs skin-on, bone-in
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 4 tablespoons Sriracha Sauce
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, and add 3 tablespoons of butter.
  • When butter has melted, add the seasoned chicken, skin-side down, and sear on both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter to the skillet and melt. Add garlic and cook for about 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove skillet from heat and stir in Sriracha sauce and brown sugar until melted.
  • Return chicken to the skillet, skin side up.
  • Place into the hot oven and roast until completely cooked through about 25-30 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 18mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.1mg