These days, we could all use a little vacation. Transport yourself oceanside with this grilled chicken dish inspired by Hawaii. Hawaiian Chicken is marinated in a sweet, umami sauce, giving it a gorgeous almost candy red color. It’s also unbelievably tender. Hawaiian Chicken is great meal prep for wraps or salads, or can be served alongside white rice and salad.
Ingredients• 1/3 cup ketchup • 1/3 cup soy sauce • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar • 1 tablespoon sriracha, optional • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce • 1 teaspoon sesame oil, plus more to taste • 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic, minced • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and minced • 3 pounds chicken thighs, boneless, skinless, and trimmed of visible fat
Combine the ketchup, soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sriracha, Worcestershire, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger in a medium to large mixing bowl to make the marinade.
Add 1/4 cup of the marinade to a smaller bowl and refrigerate for later.
Add the chicken to the remaining marinade, tossing it to coat all the pieces evenly.
Cover and refrigerate the mixing bowl for 2-8 hours.
Once you're ready to cook the chicken, preheat the grill to medium heat.
Add the chicken and grill, basting with the separated 1/4 cup of marinade.
Grill the chicken until it is fully cooked, about 15 minutes.