3 Ingredient Apple Juice Chicken


  • 1 1/2 c . 100% unfiltered apple juice , preferably organic
  • 1 1/2 lbs . (or 6 medium) chicken thighs, skinless
  • salt and pepper


  • Heat a deep pan over medium heat.
  • Add the juice first and bring to a low boil.
  • Add in the chicken and sprinkle the meat with salt and pepper.
  • Lower everything to a simmer and cover the pan, cooking for 15 minutes.
  • Flip the chicken over.
  • Partially cover the pan and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Pop the lid up so that a significant amount of steam can escape, allowing the apple juice to reduce down and thicken (the heat should be high enough that the juice is bubbling softly).
  • Cook for another 10-20 minutes until the juice is thick and syrupy, turning the chicken every 10 minutes or so.
  • Watch it closely for the last 2-3 minutes, as it can burn quickly.
  • Remove from heat once the chicken is cooked through and the juice resembles honey in consistency.

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