Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs
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Sweet and Sour Chicken Thighs baked to perfection in the oven. Serve with white rice and your favorite veggies.
Recipe type: Chicken
Cuisine: Dinner
Serves: 8
  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin removed
  • 3-4 tablespoons flour or cornstarch, if you want it gluten-free
  • Salt and Pepper
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Sprinkle bottom of a 9x13 pan with 1-2 tbsp flour and generously sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Place Chicken thighs in pan topside down. Sprinkle remaining 1-2 tbsp flour on the thighs and again salt and pepper.
  4. Make sauce by whisking together sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic salt.
  5. Pour sauce over thighs.
  6. Bake in oven for 1½ hours, if using thawed chicken thighs, or 2 hours for partly frozen chicken thighs. Turn once halfway through baking.
  7. Serve with rice and veggies and put the sauce from the chicken on the rice.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at