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Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

These Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs are only 3 ingredients and simple to make.  With a sweet, coconut flavor, this is a great, easy paleo meal to make for the week!

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I don’t know about you, but I love chicken thighs! They’re my favorite part of the chicken to eat. Always nice and tender, and fairly inexpensive. I like to buy a big pack for my husband and I and bake them on Sundays, and they make for good lunches throughout the week.  Great if you’re trying to meal-plan!

 

If you know me, you know I am a fan of simple, easy recipes. Especially during the week when life gets busy.  This recipe is only 3 ingredients, and doesn’t cost a lot to make. Just mix the ingredients, marinate, and bake!

Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

I love how simple these Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs are, and even though the ingredients were minimal, that did not sacrifice the flavor.  This had a lightly sweetened coconut flavor with a slight tangy taste.  The balsamic vinegar adds a little tartness to complement the sweetness of the maple syrup and the coconut milk.

Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs - just 3 ingredients!

Once baked, the skin on the thighs has a nice crispiness to it, and the meat is tender and moist.

You will find the video of how to make these at the bottom of the post.  I hope you enjoy, and let me know what you think if you try it!

Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs
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Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

These Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs are only 3 ingredients and simple to make. With a sweet, coconut flavor, this is a great, easy paleo meal to make for the week!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Calories: 417 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 lbs chicken thighs bone-in, skin on
  • 1 can coconut milk 13 oz
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix add the coconut milk, balsamic vinegar and maple syrup and whisk to combine.

  2. Add the chicken thighs to the bowl and mix well to coat.  Cover the bowl and set in the fridge to marinate for at least 4 hours. The longer, the better.

  3. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the chicken skin side down on a large baking sheet.  Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.

  4. Once 20 minutes has passed, remove the sheet from the oven and flip the chicken.  Bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the skin is browned and lightly crispy. Serve and enjoy!


 

 

Video:


3 Ingredient Paleo Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Andrea
    April 27, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    This is a great recipe! Very easy and super healthy! I will give this recipe a try this weekend! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

    • Reply
      Jordan
      April 28, 2017 at 8:23 am

      Easy, healthy recipes are my favorite! Hope you like it, thank you!

  • Reply
    aboutabbyblog
    April 27, 2017 at 7:09 pm

    mmm this sounds amazing! I love finding new ways to make chicken!

    • Reply
      Jordan
      April 28, 2017 at 8:25 am

      Thank you! I do too, chicken is just so versatile and there is so many things you can do with it!

  • Reply
    Life with Larissa
    April 27, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    That’s such an interesting combination on chicken that I would have never thought to try. I have a sweet tooth, and I like coconut flavor, so I’m down to try this recipe!

  • Reply
    celeste
    April 27, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Oh I have got to try this! My husband would love this!!

  • Reply
    The Olive Blogger
    April 29, 2017 at 8:04 am

    We are always looking for new recipe ideas for chicken! I love the addition of the coconut milk too, I can almost taste it!! I’ll be adding this to my list of “need to make” for sure.

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