Chicken Thighs in Kimchi Sauce
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Chicken Thighs in Kimchi Sauce

Chicken Thighs in Kimchi Sauce

with an Asian Pear Slaw and Jasmine Rice

Kimchi (Korean pickles) typically come packed in a spicy brine that’s so good, you could just bottle it up and use it like your very own secret sauce. Well, guess what: we’ve done just that, using it to add some fiercely feisty personality to chicken thighs. Keeping with the Eastern theme, there’s also an Asian pear and sesame slaw on the side that counters the heat with bit of tang and sweetness, plus rice to soak up all that flavor.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time20 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

12 ounce

Chicken Thighs

1 unit

Asian Pear

¼ ounce


1 unit


5 teaspoon

White Wine Vinegar

4 ounce

Shredded Red Cabbage

1 tablespoon

Sesame Oil

4 ounce

Kimchi Hot Sauce

Not included in your delivery

4 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

2 teaspoon





Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2678 kJ
Calories640 kcal
Fat25 g
Saturated Fat4.5 g
Carbohydrate67 g
Sugar20 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein38 g
Cholesterol145 mg
Sodium680 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small pot
Large Pan
Small Bowl


Cook Rice

Bring ¾ cup water and a pinch of salt to a boil in a small pot. Add rice and cover. Lower heat, reduce to a gentle simmer, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.

Cook Chicken

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Season chicken all over with salt and pepper. Add to pan and cook until browned and no longer pink in center, 5-6 minutes per side. Remove pan from heat and let chicken cool slightly.


Wash and dry all produce. Halve and core pear, then cut into ¼-inch-thick slices. Stack slices on top of each other and cut into thin matchsticks. Roughly chop cilantro. Halve, peel, and thinly slice shallot until you have about 2 TBSP.

Pickle Shallot

Place vinegar and 2 tsp sugar in a small bowl. Add sliced shallot (to taste— you may not use all). Stir to dissolve sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside to pickle shallot.

Make Slaw

Place cabbage, pear, cilantro, sliced shallot, shallot pickling liquid, sesame oil, and 1 TBSP oil in a medium bowl. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

Coat Chicken and Serve

Add half the kimchi sauce to pan with chicken. Toss to coat chicken. Divide rice, slaw, and chicken between plates. Drizzle with remaining kimchi sauce (to taste).