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Filipino Chicken Barbecue

This Filipino chicken barbecue is the perfect mix of tangy, sweet and savory. They are super juicy and full of flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword asian, barbecue, bbq, filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 334kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 4 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs around 20 pieces
  • 1 head garlic chopped
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 20 pieces bamboo skewers

Basting Sauce

  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce


  • In a large Ziploc bag, combine the garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup and sweet chilli sauce. Add the chicken thighs, seal and massage the bag to ensure each piece is coated completely. Refrigerate and marinate overnight.
  • Soak the bamboo skewers for at least one hour before using them.
  • Prepare the basting sauce by combining the soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup and sweet chilli sauce.
  • Thread the chicken thigh onto the skewers, one piece of chicken on each stick.
  • Preheat grill or heat grill pan over medium heat. Grill the chicken, basting and turning every few minutes, until cooked through.
  • Serve with rice and your favorite side dishes.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 1777mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg