Cook time: 50 min
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Prep: 10 min
5 1/2 to 6 pounds chicken thighs
5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups low-sodium soy sauce
1 cup packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup mirin
8 medium garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
4-inch piece ginger, sliced 1/2-inch thick and smashed
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
5 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 5 tablespoons waterREAD MORE
Combine all ingredients except cornstarch and green onions in a large pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to low and simmer, covered, turning occasionally, until chicken is tender, about 30 to 35 minutes more.
Remove chicken to a serving platter. Remove garlic and ginger and discard. Bring sauce to a boil, skim off excess fat, and cook until reduced slightly, about 10 minutes. Whisk in cornstarch mixture and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add chicken, turn to coat, and serve chicken with sauce and sliced green onions.
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(Recipe from Ask Aida foodnetwork.com)