Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken

Preparation 00:10 Cook Time 00:60 Total Time 0:10 Serves 6-8 Servings     adjust servings

Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken-- so flavorful you'll forget how easy it is to make! Filled with flavors of ginger, garlic and just a touch of red pepper.


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/2 cups soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 inch piece fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

For Da Sauce

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. Place chicken in a large pot on the stove top.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over chicken and stir until all chicken is immersed in sauce.
  3. Bring to a low boil, cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Let cook for about 1 hour at a low simmer until the chicken is tender.
  4. To Make in a Slow Cooker:
    Cook on LOW for up to 8 hours or HIGH for 4.
  5. Remove chicken from cooking liquid, shred and return to pan to soak up some more flavor. Serve over steamed rice with the sauce below.
  6. To make "Da Sauce": Combine and stir all ingredients until the sugar is dissolved and serve with the chicken and rice.


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