How To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs At Home

A bowl full of delicious chicken thighs

‘A good cook wastes nothing’ instead makes the best use of the available ingredients. Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thigh is the perfect representation of this proverb. He incorporates new flavors which adds a buzz to all his recipes. I am a huge fan of chicken thighs. I love that these chicken thighs are extremely easy to make, juicy, and flavorful. If you are looking for an easy, hands-off umami chicken thigh recipe then this is it.

The key to making chicken or meat is to make sure it’s at room temperature. In this way, the muscle fiber will be smooth and soft. Also, the extra cooking time will be saved. Before you begin, marinate the chicken in subtle flavors. The astonishing juicy flavor comes from marination.

These thighs are typically more affordable than chicken breasts. To make it tastier I will share jaw-dropping techniques for this recipe. Stay with me and follow the instructions mentioned below.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs?

  • Bowl- Initial step is to marinate the chicken and mix it well with the spices in a bowl.
  • Knife- To chop the veggies finely is a knife’s job.
  • Skillet- Saute the veggies and deep-fry the chicken thighs in a pan in a skillet. 
  • Spatula- To mix the veggies, use a spatula.

How Much Time Do You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs?

Preparation TimeResting TimeCooking Time Total Time
5 Minutes2 hours 20 Minutes2 Hour 25 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs?

  • Chicken Thighs- Take 5-6 pieces, cuts of chicken thighs. It is an affordable filling option with a ton of variety.
  • Soy Sauce- Use a tablespoon of low sodium soy sauce. It is a savory sauce with salty and umami flavors. 
  • Shaoxing Wine- It is an amazing cooking rice wine, made from fermented rice. It adds depth to the flavors. A teaspoon would do the magic.
  • Rice Vinegar- A teaspoon of rice vinegar will further add sour and musty flavor to the marination.
  • Garlic- Use 4 chopped cloves of garlic when deep frying the chicken. It adds the pungent and sweet buttery flavor which surprises many first- time eaters 
  • Ginger- Well, ginger has a warm, spicy and peppery taste. It also adds great nutritional value to the entire recipe.
  • Olive Oil- Drizzle the olive oil in a pan to deep fry or roast the chicken with the veggies.
  • Sesame Oil- Light sesame oil with fresh garlic and ginger is a perfect combination. It adds toasted sesame aroma. 
  • Red Chilli- Chop the chillies and take out the small pods out for spiciness. 
  • Szechuan Peppercorn- It is less spicy in comparison to black peppercorn. It carries a hint of acid sweetness. The freshly ground szechuan pepper tastes superior to powdered ones. 
  • Orange Zest- It brings citrusy, tangy flavor to the recipes. Moreover, it gives an extra boost to existing flavors.
  • Salt and Pepper- Add the seasoning of salt and pepper in the marination as well as in the veggies.
  • Parsley- Use ½  cup of freshly chopped parsley to garnish the chicken thighs.
  • Spring Onions- Garnish the chicken with freshly chopped green onions. 
  • Red Chilli- Chop the chillies and take out the small pods out for spiciness. 
  • Szechuan Peppercorn- It is less spicy in comparison to black peppercorn. It carries a hint of acid sweetness. The freshly ground szechuan pepper tastes superior to powdered ones. 
  • Orange Zest- It brings citrusy, tangy flavor to the recipes. Moreover, it gives an extra boost to existing flavors.
  • Salt and Pepper- Add the seasoning of salt and pepper in the marination as well as in the veggies.
  • Parsley- Use ½  cup of freshly chopped parsley to garnish the chicken thighs.
  • Spring Onions- Garnish the chicken with freshly chopped green onions. 
Baked Chicken Thighs looks amazing .

Steps To Make Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs

1. Marinate

We will begin with marinating the chicken. The condiments added will bring out the flavors. Chicken thighs shine in all sorts of dishes. From roasting to grilling, blanching to cooking. We’ve grabbed the most delicious chicken thighs on our site. Add a teaspoon of Shaoxing Wine, rice vinegar, and a splash of water. Season it with salt and pepper.  Keep it aside for 2 hours and let the marination do the miracle.

2. Blanching

In a large skillet, add 3 chopped cloves of garlic, a tablespoon of chopped ginger, and small pods of red chilly. Saute altogether in olive oil to a hot pan. Add a teaspoon of crushed Szechuan peppercorn, orange zest. Next, add marinated chicken thighs along with the marinade. Add a pinch of sugar for the thick and caramelized sauce. Fry the chicken thighs until it is brown and softened

3. Grace Up

Finally, serve it on a plate. Garnish it with chopped green onions, add soy sauce and a few drops of sesame seed oil. Soy sauce and Sesame oil work together in harmony to bring out the cheek-numbing flavors. The dynamite chicken thighs are ready!

Nutritional Value

Calories413.1 kcal
Saturated Fat 5.8g
Fat27.4g
Cholesterol94.2mg
Sodium 598.7g
Carbohydrates20.1g
Fiber1g
Sugar10g
Protein22.8g

What will Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs Look And Taste Like?

A good cook knows that fat is flavor. Yet, it is another reason why thighs are superior to Breasts. Gordon Ramsay’s chicken thigh recipe is pungently spicy. This exceptionally Juicy and tangy flavored chicken thigh is a perfect winner dinner. The marination brings out thick and tender flavors to the sauce which does most of the work for you. 

Recipe Card

Deliciously crispy chicken thighs and juicy inside.

Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thighs

Gordon Ramsay's chicken thigh is ingeniously fantastic. The tender chicken is flavored with Szechuan peppercorn, Shaoxing wine, orange zest and other condiments.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Chef’s Delight
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 413 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl- Initial step is to marinate the chicken and mix it well with the spices in a bowl.
  • Knife- To chop the veggies finely is a knife's job.
  • Skillet- Saute the veggies and deep-fry the chicken thighs in a pan in a skillet. 
  • Spatula- To mix the veggies together, use a spatula.

Ingredients
  

  • 6 portions Chicken Thighs
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing Wine
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger(grated or chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Saseame Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilly (hollowed)
  • 1 teaspoon Szechuan Peppercorn
  • 2 tablespoon Orange Zest
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Pepper
  • 1 cup Parsley(chopped)
  • sprig Spring Onions

Instructions
 

  • Marinate the chicken thighs with rice vinegar, Shaoxing wine, orange zest water, and other condiments. Leave it aside for 2 hours.
  • In a large skillet, add olive oil, chopped garlic, a tablespoon of ginger, small pods of red chilly, in a hot pan. Fry until it is soft and smooth.
  • Once the veggies are sauteed, add the marinated chicken along with the marinade. Then throw in a pinch of sugar. Fry the chicken till it gets brown and the sauce is thick.
  • When the chicken is fried, garnish it with chopped green onions, soy sauce and a few drops of saseame oil.

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Nutrition

Calories: 413kcalCarbohydrates: 20.1gProtein: 22.8gFat: 27.4gSaturated Fat: 5.8gCholesterol: 94.2mgSodium: 598.7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3g
Keyword American cuisine, Chicken thigh, Gordon Ramsay’s Chicken Thigh
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