Ingredients Needed for Mozzarella-Topped Chicken Thighs With Sweet Soy Sauce
For the chicken thighs:
12 ounces of bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (3 thighs 4-ounce each)
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
For the sauce:
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, diced
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
5 ounces of cherry tomatoes, halved
3 ounces of fresh mozzarella for the topping (3 slices 1-ounce each)
How to Cook Mozzarella-Topped Chicken Thighs With Sweet Soy Sauce
- For the chicken thighs:
Add the chicken thighs to a bowl and season them with salt, pepper, dried oregano, and dried basil. Mix and rub to coat them.
- Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, then add the coated chicken thighs.
- Fry them on both sides until golden brown.
- For the sauce:
Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over low heat. Add the garlic, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Cook and stir for up to 1 minute.
- Turn the heat to medium, add the chicken thighs and cook them 1 – 2 minutes more. Stir and turn to coat them with the sauce. Remove from heat.
- Top each chicken thigh with 1 slice of fresh mozzarella, add the cherry tomatoes and roast for 40 minutes at 410⁰F/210⁰C.