Soy Sauce Chicken

Soy Sauce Chicken from Bon Aippetit

Make the quintessential Chinese favorite, Soy Sauce Chicken, at home!



  1. Place all but the chicken in a large stockpot. Stir to combine.
  2. Add the chicken breast side down and let marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. While the chicken is marinating, combine the ingredients for the scallion sauce in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  4. Set aside and let the flavors marry while you finish preparing the chicken.
  5. Flip the bird and then marinade for another 20 minutes.
  6. Flip again and then place the pot on the stovetop and bring it to a boil over high heat.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  8. Turn the chicken over, cover and continue cooking for another 15 minutes.
  9. Remove the chicken from the pot and place the bird on a cutting board.
  10. Cover and let it rest for at least 15 minute before cutting.