Miso Marinated Chicken

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by IngridH

From JustBento.com This is another of my lunchtime favorites! I usually use 1 small thigh, and put it in the marinade the night before. In the morning, I quickly cook, cool, and pack in my lunch with some vegetables for a complete lunch. Note- The smaller you cut the chiken, the faster it will cook through.

Top Review by duonyte

This was pretty tasty, a savory treatment of chicken. It was good with rice, needs a side-dish of veggies to balance it out. It is quite satisfying. I used mirin instead of the sake plus sugar. I really like that blog, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 ounces boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon mild miso
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 12 teaspoon brown sugar


  1. Combine miso, sake and sugar to form a paste.
  2. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces, coat with marinade. I typically do this in a zip-top bag to keep my hands clean.
  3. Let marinate at least 1 hour, up to overnight.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium high heat.
  5. Add chicken, and cook 4 minutes per side, or until done.

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