Melt-In-Your-Mouth Braised BBQ Chicken

This BBQ Chicken is paired with our Success® White Rice and cooked in a homemade sauce with soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger root, vinegar, and ketchup.

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Braised BBQ Chicken

Servings SERVES 4


  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 2 Tbsps vegetable oil
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsps fresh ginger root, minced
  • 3 Tbsps apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsps ketchup
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 each minced garlic
  • ½ cup green onion, chopped


  • This recipe for Braised BBQ Chicken goes perfectly with a bag of our fluffy white rice. Try it at the next family barbecue or make a batch for your weekday lunch prep and you’ll be falling in love at first bite. We guarantee it!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions; keep warm.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and sauté 6 minutes, turning once.

    Step 3

  • Combine fruit juices in a large bowl. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon juice mixture until smooth; set aside.

    Step 4

  • Stir soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger root, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, red pepper flakes, and minced garlic into remaining juice mixture; pour over chicken. Bring mixture to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes, turning chicken after 20 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Uncover the chicken, and stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.

    Step 6

  • Spoon rice onto a serving platter; top with chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with chopped green onions.

Braised to Be Delicious

Searching for a BBQ chicken recipe that will turn heads? Well, you came to the right place. Better yet, this Braised BBQ Chicken isn’t just a looker, it’s one of our tastiest, mouthwatering chicken and rice recipes, to date.

No grill required, this braised chicken gets its smokey, sweet flavor from our homemade BBQ sauce which includes soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger root, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, red pepper flakes, and minced garlic.

Two elements set this recipe apart from your traditional BBQ chicken. The first is the addition of orange and pineapple juice, which gives your chicken a bit of tang and an undeniable boost of citrus flavor.

The second is all in the cornstarch, this ingredient is essential to creating a thickness that will allow your sauce to stick perfectly to your chicken, making it finger-lickin’ good. Serve over a bed of Success® White Rice and you’ve got yourself a restaurant-style meal in a matter of seconds.

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