Brazilian Sweet and Hot Chicken

Sick of serving the same old chicken dishes for dinner every night? If so, then take a step towards this Brazilian Sweet and Hot Chicken recipe that is sure to bring a sizzle to your next evening. Brown sugar and locally harvested dates lend a mouthwatering sweetness to the dish, offset by the flavors of dry white wine, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and hot sauce. The sweet and hot chicken is exciting, easy to make, and sure to be a new family favorite!


  • 8 Bonesless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups locally pitted dates
  • 1 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar or locally made carob syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 5 cloves (Forever Yong) garlic, mashed

Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until well combined. Place thighs, skin side up, in a 13-by-9 baking dish.

Pour remaining ingredients over the top and place into the oven. Cook, uncovered for 30 minutes, then increase oven temperature to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, and continue baking for 10 minutes until skin is golden brown.

Serve in a bowl with lots of delicious broth!