Asian BBQ Chicken

Asian BBQ Chicken

Delicious bbq chicken with fun Asian flavors.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Asian BBQ Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Marinade 4 hours
Servings 8 servings
Calories 281kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 8 chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice about 2 limes depending on size
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 3-4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger


  • Combine everything but the chicken in a small bowl. Whisk to dissolve brown sugar
  • Reserve a couple of spoonfuls of the marinade in a small bowl and place the rest, with the chicken, in a zip-lock bag.
  • You will use the reserved marinade to baste the chicken with the last five minutes of cooking
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours, but overnight is best
  • Preheat a grill (or an indoor grill pan or broiler) or preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray cooking surface with cooking spray and place chicken on it to cook
  • Cook for 5-10 minutes on each side depending on the thickness
  • Brush with reserved marinade the last few minutes of cooking or grilling.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg