Oriental Chicken Recipe

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1 kilo (1000 grams) Chicken thighs, bone-in
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) Soy sauce, light
  • 1/2 cup (100 ml) Honey
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) Lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 grams) Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 grams) Ginger, minced
  • 1 pack (10 grams) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) Water


  1. MARINATE. In a bowl, add chicken thigh, soy sauce, honey, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, and AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning. Stir to mix it well. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
  2. DRAIN. Using a strainer/colander, drain the marinade leaving only the chicken thigh. Reserve the marinade for the sauce.
  3. SEAR. In a pan, heat oil. Sear chicken thigh on all sides until lightly browned.
  4. SIMMER. Pour the marinade and add 1/2 cup water. Simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

When simmering, use gradual or low heat in order to avoid burnt taste and aroma of the sauce.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 25 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 40 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 12 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 cup (104 grams)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Reduced sodium by 30% Original sodium content: 1/2 cup (146 ml) Soy sauce. Chicken is rich in Niacin which may help lower cholesterol, ease arthritis and boost brain function.


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