Get your

inspiration 

from 

EsmeSalon Recipes

Get access to 1000+ homemade tried and tested recipes by home chefs

By subscribing, I agree to receive a newsletter, exclusive content and free gifts, and declare that I have read the privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Baked Chicken with Molasses

Please Spread the love, Sharing is Caring!

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Please note that EsmeSalon may have a financial relationship with some of the vendors we mention in this post which means we may get compensated financially or in kind, at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through any link in this post. Please refer to our Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy should you require any additional information.


Baked Chicken with Molasses, tender and perfect for Sunday meal.

Ingredients for your cock-a-doodle-do:

12 chicken pieces (6 thighs 6 drumsticks)

Visual diagram of chicken cuts and pieces

Marinade Ingredients:

  1. 1 heaped tbsp garlic/ginger paste
  2. 1 tsp chicken spice
  3. ½ tsp white pepper
  4. 1 tsp 5 spice powder
  5. 1 tsp Chinese salt
  6. A ¼ cup of soy sauce
  7. 1 tsp onion powder
  8. 1 tbsp Chinese Rice Wine or Mirin
  9. 2 tbsp water
  10. 1 tbsp Molasses
  11. 1 tsp sesame oil
  12. A drizzle of oil
Bottle of Oil on counter next to white salt and pepper pot
A bottle of oil on a black placemat next to a plant and a white salt and pepper shaker

Method to prepare this Baked Chicken with Molasses dish

  • Mix all the marinade ingredients in a glass bowl and set aside.
  • Wash, clean, and dry off the chicken with a paper towel and add to the marinade mix.
  • With clean hands mix the marinade and chicken in order for the chicken to be covered completely with the marinade.
  • Cover the glass bowl with cling film and refrigerate for a few hours (2 is enough).
  • Preheat oven to 180˚C/350˚F.
  • Drizzle some oil at the bottom of an oven-proof casserole dish or baking tray and add the marinated chicken.
  • Lower oven temp to 160˚C/320˚F then bake for an hour turning the chicken over after a ½ hour.
  • Bake until chicken juices run clear and the chicken is cooked through and has a nice golden color.
  • I served with roast potatoes and Greek Salad.
Baked Chicken and Baked potatoes

Prepared, tried, and tested Melanie Kramar

Do you need more, cluck and cackle recipes?

Thank you for visiting and checking out this recipe

If you whip up this delightful recipe, drop me a line, rate it, and don’t forget to tag me on @_esmesalon on Instagram. I will be looking for your amazing recreations, and I can’t get enough of those mouthwatering pics!

And guess what? If you’re looking for a fantastic tried-and-true recipe book, swing by the shop and feast on our collection of excellent Recipe eBooks. They make for a perfect treat for yourself or a food-loving friend!

We happily share our awesome recipes and are excited to sprinkle some love by sharing our posts at these awesome Linkup Parties.

Copyright © 2024 esmesalon.com – All rights reserved.

  • Make tomorrow more amazing than today!
  • Just believe in yourself and dream big.
  • Do not give up on your hopes. Take care always.

COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

I, Esme Slabbert, am the author and creator of this site, EsmeSalon. It is unlawful to re-use any content from this blog, without my written permission. Please contact me should you wish to discuss it further.

MISSION STATEMENT

My goal is to provide the best homemade recipes that are healthy for all families to enjoy. I also endeavor to showcase and share other bloggers and promote them on my Blog. You will also find Resources and Courses and Services for Bloggers which I promote from time to time.

4 thoughts on “Baked Chicken with Molasses”

Leave a Comment