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Sticky Sweet Chili Chicken

Sticky Sweet Chili Chicken

Sweet and sticky, this chicken is finger-lickin' good and only needs a few ingredients! Perfect served over rice with some veggies for a quick and easy dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword baked chicken thighs, Mae Ploy, sweet chili sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 464kcal


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓- ½ cup sweet red chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Place chicken thighs on a lined baking sheet and season with salt on both sides.
  • Brush a layer of chili sauce over each piece of chicken and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Place chicken in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from oven and brush with another layer of sauce and sprinkle a teaspoon of brown sugar over the top of each thigh followed by another sprinkling of salt.
  • Turn oven onto BROIL
  • Return chicken to the oven and broil for 3-5 minutes or until the tops of the chicken are caramelized and starting to char. Make sure to watch carefully as it can go quickly.
  • Remove chicken from oven and serve hot.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 1170mg | Potassium: 555mg | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.8mg