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Oyster Sauce Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Oyster Sauce Chicken

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"Chicken thighs baked with a sweet, garlicky oyster sauce mixture. The easiest recipe to fix when expecting unexpected company! They'll love you forever! Best served over sticky white rice, if desired. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken thighs in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Season with salt and pepper to taste and bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine the oyster sauce, garlic, sugar and water. Mix together and taste the sauce; if it is not sweet enough, add sugar to taste.
  4. After chicken has baked for 25 minutes, pour sauce over it and bake for another 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 23, 2004

This is a great recipe..I made it with skinless thighs, and poured off all of the rendered fat from the first 25 minutes of cooking before adding the oyster sauce mixture. Also, after the chicken is done you can add the sauce from the pan to a bowl which has a little cornstarch & water whisked together in it...whisk the constarch mixture with the sauce to create a thicker "gravy" to spoon over the chicken..Yumm!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 28, 2005

It hit me while I was making it that I was adding an awful lot of sugar to dinner. DH and I thought this was OK, but the kids didn't like it at all. I don't think I'll make it again.

Nov 18, 2007

Way way way too sweet. Made a second batch of the sauce using only 1 tablespoon of sugar and it was greatly improved. Then added 3 tablespoons of Asian chili garlic sauce and cooked according to recipe. Absolutely great that way. Original recipe yielded a syrupy goo.

Apr 04, 2006

I was looking for an easy dinner tonight and was excited to find this recipe. I didn't expect it to taste so good! I added 2 inches of ginger, peeled and chopped and 1 teaspoon chili with garlic sauce to suit my taste. Can't wait to make this again. Thanks for sharing Myrna.

Feb 15, 2007

I love oyster sauce on chicken, so I was looking around to see if anyone posted a recipe like this and if not, I was going to submit it. Well I guess I'm too late!! This is the exact recipe I use for my oyster sauce chicken and it is phenomenal! I have a couple additions though, first I add some Sambal (hot sauce)to the mixture and I marinate the chicken for 30 minutes before roasting. I use it on chicken wings instead of doing the same old buffalo wings.

Jun 22, 2003

I live in Australia and I have cooked this recipe twice now with an excellent result. My wife and son aged 22 enjoyed it the first and asked me to cook it for them again.Each serving was on a bed of boiled rice with a serving of stir fried seasonal vegies

Jan 26, 2003

This chicken was tender and tangy and really good I put the liquid from the bottom of the pan in a ramekin and dipped the meat in it. I love food with alot of flavor and this has it.

Sep 02, 2003

If I recall, I think this made a lot of extra sauce, which I kept in a sealed Tupperware for making another batch. Later that week, I marinated 10 more thighs in a Ziploc bag with that extra sauce, for 2 days, and took it camping with us. Tastes even better on the grill!


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  • Calories
  • 580 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 158 mg
  • 53%
  • Fat
  • 28.9 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 33.5 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 2057 mg
  • 82%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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