Delicious Miso Glazed Chicken Recipe

Miso Glazed Chicken - Quick & Healthy Dinner Recipe

This is a simple healthy and lite dish that can be easily prepared as a quick weeknight meal.
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Course: Dinner, Healthy, Main, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Daisy Edwards



  • Add the white miso, sake, minim, brown sugar and garlic to a saucepan.
  • Cook over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved and the miso is fully incorporated into the glaze.
  • Take the glaze off the heat and allow it to cool.
  • Arrange the chicken thigh fillets in a container.
  • Pour 2/3 of the cooled glaze over the chicken.
  • Ensure that all the chicken is covered by the glaze.
  • Place a lid on the container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

To Cook

  • Preheat oven to 180C/ 355F.
  • Place the chicken in a roasting tray allowing space between each fillet.
  • Prepare the reserved glaze by heating it in a saucepan over low heat with the scallions.
  • Cook the chicken for 15 minutes.
  • Brush the chicken with the heated reserved glaze and return the chicken to the oven.
  • After another 5 minutes brush the chicken with more glaze.
  • Continue cooking until the chicken in browned and cooked through. Cooking time will depend on the size of your thigh fillets.
  • Brush the remaining glaze over the chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Serve the dish with rice and sauteed pak choy.


There is additional time required to allow the chicken to marinade.