Miso Chicken

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Miso Chicken

Serves 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 30-35 minutes

Miso is one of those amazing flavor bombs that amplifies just about anything. Make the Smashed Cucumbers while the chicken is cooking.


  • 4 tablespoons butter, room temperature (or olive oil)
  • ½ cup miso
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 8 bone in chicken thighs (or boneless)
  • To serve: steamed rice 

Chef Tips

The miso marinade can be used for a variety of things: turnips, potatoes, beef, fish!


Step 1

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Combine olive oil, miso, honey, rice vinegar and black pepper in a food processor until well combined. Alternatively whisk in a bowl.

Step 2

Add chicken to the bowl and massage the miso mixture all over it. Place the chicken in a single layer in a roasting pan and slide it into the oven. Roast for 30-35 minutes, turning the chicken pieces over once or twice, until the skin is golden brown and crisp, and the internal temperature of the meat is 160 to 165 degrees.