Delicious Chicken in Hoisin Sauce
Hoisin sauce is one of my favorite sauces in my kitchen pantry. When it comes to Chinese recipes, there are three sauces that are staples: soy sauce, oyster sauce and hoisin sauce.
While I love the savory notes of soy sauce and oyster sauce, Hoisin sauce brings a completely new flavor profile to a dish. It’s savory, sweet and rich at the same time.
To sum up, a little bit of Hoisin sauce adds a lot of depth to the overall taste of any dish. I love it.
This baked hoisin chicken features the best sauce, making the chicken extremely juicy and savory while remaining tender as well. Most importantly, you have got to try it today at home!
Asian Hoisin Chicken
Previously, I shared my Hoisin chicken recipe — silky, smooth, and tender chicken breast in Hoisin sauce. This baked Hoisin chicken takes it to the next level, by roasting the Hoisin-marinated chicken drumsticks in an oven.
As a result, this baked recipe makes sure you have an extremely healthy meal to make at home.
Ingredients to Make Baked Hoisin Chicken
This extremely easy recipe takes practically 3 main ingredients:
- Hoisin sauce
- Soy sauce
Furthermore, you don’t even need to marinate it.
How Many Calories per Serving?
This recipe is only 351 calories per serving.
What Dishes to Serve with This Recipe?
This meal is best served with steamed rice.
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- Preheat oven to 400°F (207°C).
- Combine the chicken with Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper. Transfer the chicken to a baking tray lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper, bake for 30-35 minutes or until the inside of the chicken is thoroughly cooked and no longer pink. Broil for 1-2 minutes to get a nice charred surface.
- Remove from oven and serve immediately.
Don't discard the juice seeping out from the chicken. The sauce is extremely flavorful and great with rice.
Serving Size3 People
Amount Per Serving Calories 351Total Fat 12.4gSaturated Fat 3.1gCholesterol 162mgSodium 620mgCarbohydrates 5.1gFiber 0.3gSugar 3gProtein 51.3g