Rusty Chicken Thighs

Rusty Chicken is tender grilled chicken coated with a sticky sweet, spicy and tangy sauce. A super easy dish that's fantastic with rice.

Prep: 15min(s)

Cook: 30min(s)

Serves: 6

Serve With: rice,lime wedges

Served as: Dinner

Main Ingredient:


  • 900 grams of Country Choice chicken thighs
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced, or more to taste
  • 2 teaspoons chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges


  • Mash garlic to a paste with a mortar and pestle. Mix chili sauce, honey, soy sauce, mayonnaise, and vinegar into garlic until marinade is thoroughly combined.
  • Transfer chicken thighs to a large flat container (such as a baking dish) and pour marinade over chicken; stir until chicken is coated. Cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate about 3 hours; if preferred, let stand about 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • Unwrap dish and sprinkle with salt. Preheat charcoal grill to high heat. Place chicken thighs onto the hot grill with smooth sides down.
  • Cook until chicken shows grill marks, about 3 minutes.
  • Turn chicken over and cook until other side shows grill marks, about 5 minutes. Continue to cook, moving them occasionally and turning over every 2 minutes, until meat is no longer pink inside and the thighs are golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to a platter, let rest for 5 minutes and serve with rice/corn.