Chicken thighs, a dinnertime staple, have a natural depth of flavor and richness that is perfect for all sorts of new preparations. Honey Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs are a perfect and delectable example, which uses a sweet and citrusy honey orange glaze. The majority of the time in this recipe is spent simmering the glaze on the stove, reducing it to a nice, thick texture that clings to every tender morsel of chicken. Serve Honey Orange Glazed Chicken Thighs alongside steamed green beans for a wholesome dinner. You can even chop up the leftover chicken to top a salad the next day.
Ingredients• 1/2 cup cider vinegar • 1 cup orange juice • 1/4 cup honey • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar • 2 tablespoons chili powder • 1 tablespoon ground cumin • 1 tablespoon ground coriander • 2 pounds chicken thighs • 1 tablespoon olive oil • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste
In a small saucepan, combine the cider vinegar, orange juice, honey, brown sugar, chili powder, cumin, and coriander.
Bring the mixture to a boil over the stove-top, then reduce heat and let simmer until the sauce has been reduced to about 1 cup, about 35-45 minutes.
In a medium-sized saucepan, add the olive oil and set to medium-high heat.
Salt and pepper the chicken thighs and cook until 165 degrees F in the center, or until no longer pink.
Pour the glaze on top and let simmer for 1-2 minutes, making sure the chicken is well coated with the glaze.