Grilled Chicken Thighs
These grilled chicken thighs are coated in a zesty cilantro lime marinade, then cooked until golden brown. This grilled chicken recipe comes out juicy, tender and flavorful every time!
- 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped, plus more for garnish
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
Place the chicken thighs in a bowl or resealable gallon sized bag.
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, soy sauce, lime zest, cilantro, lime juice, salt, pepper and garlic.
Pour the marinade over the chicken. Marinate for at least 1 hour, or up to 24 hours.
Heat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan to medium. Add the chicken in a single layer.
Cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers 165 degrees F.
Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with additional cilantro for garnish, then slice and serve.
Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 582mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1.8mg