2 tablespoons olive oil
8 skinless chicken thighs (I use boneless)
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup white wine or 1/4 cup apple juice
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, more to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water


1  In a large skillet, heat oil.
2  Add chicken and brown on both sides, for about 6-7 minutes.
3  Set aside cornstarch and the 1 tbsp water.
4  In a mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients and add to the chicken in the skillet.
5  Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat, simmer for 20 minutes.
6  In a small bowl, combine the tbsp of water and the cornstarch, add to the chicken and cook until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken pieces.Source:   http://www.food.com/recipe/chicken-thigh-spareribs-well-sort-of-lol-81251