I thought I had already written a review, but apparently I didn't.
This recipe was a wonderful surprise! I had my nieces and one of my nephews over (7,8,10) and they are the pickiest eaters ever-and they don't like the same things. I was SHOCKED when all three of them devoured these, even with the little bit of spice on it. I made them with chicken drumsticks, skin on, so the kids could pull it off and take down the spice a notch if they wanted. I made 10 total, in addition to a pizza and some roasted pork (again- pickiest kids ever- I always have to have more than 1 thing or someone will refuse to eat), and everything else was more or less untouched. More left overs for me and the hubby, but still! We also thought this recipe was great for us.
Forced alterations, which turned out great:
I didn't make gravy, and I substituted all spice for ginger as I discovered I was out mid-cooking.
Very good. Very tasty and easy to make. My husband was able to make it, and he never cooks.
My picky family really liked this recipe. We all liked the lime/ginger flavor, and we just loved the red pepper flakes. In fact, we may use more pepper next time. I will use a little less soy sauce, though, because I thought it was a little salty. I didn't make the gravy - didn't need it. Thanks for sharing, ellie2.
These were good, a little hotter than we like. Another time I would cut way down on the pepper flakes . Really like the lime flavour and I think the red pepper overpowered it. I think the garlic, ginger and cinnamon is enough, and a good combination, giving a lot of flavour. I served it without the gravy, may try the gravy next time. Thanks for sharing.
Made as directed. IMHO, needs a sweetener, and will add a bit of honey, sugar or sweet-n-low next time. Made the gravy - very nice.
I scaled this back for 1.25 serves and used 2 skinless chicken thighs which I marinated in the mixture for about 4 hours but as the ovens were full and the stove top was empty I sauted them off in a small skillet for about 10 minutes total and the DM thoroughly enjoyed just as we did our hot curry beef pies. Thank you ellie_, made for Name that Ingredient tag game.
We really liked this recipe. The flavor combination was unusual and not too overpowering. So simple to prepare and the thighs were tender and juicy. I'm looking forward to the leftovers. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
I'm not going to rate this, but of all the recipes I have tried here this was my least favorite. I really did not like the flavor of this dish, I took a couple of bites and that was enough. I don't see how children would like this, the flavor is so intense, children for the most part just like simple taste. My husband did say he liked it and asked me not to throw the left over chicken out, so I won't. Different taste for different people. This really is not a simple tasting dish but the chicken did come out tender.
This had so much flavor! I wasn't able to eat it that day, so I just left it in the fridge and cooked it the next day. It had great flavor without the sauce, but I still decided to make it. I used arrowroot to thicken it instead of cornstarch.
This was an excellent chicken thigh recipe that My family would love me to make again. It is similar to a recipe I've used in the past stewing the chicken on top of the stove, however the ginger and cinnamon are quite an unexpected pleasure! I didn't have the red pepper flakes, so instead I added some chopped onion. I didn't bother with the gravy either, as I served it with the Baked Garlic Rice pilaf recipe, but I think it would be great if I served it with mashed potatoes. This was a great Recipe, thanks for sharing it!