30-Minute Grilled Chicken Thighs with Watermelon and Feta Salad

Janis

By Janis | Updated January 24, 2024

Discover the perfect blend of savory and sweet with this delectable recipe for Grilled Chicken Thighs accompanied by a refreshing Watermelon and Feta Salad. This dish promises a delightful culinary experience, combining the smokiness of grilled chicken with the freshness of watermelon and feta.

It’s an ideal meal for those who love a balance of flavors and textures, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes!

Cooking Time

  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 20 minutes
  • Total: 30 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves 4

Ingredients

For the Grilled Chicken Thighs:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Watermelon and Feta Salad:

  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Coat the chicken thighs evenly with the mixture.
  3. Place the chicken thighs on the grill. Cook for about 6-7 minutes per side, or until fully cooked and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  4. While the chicken cooks, prepare the salad. In a large bowl, combine watermelon, feta cheese, red onion, and chopped mint.
  5. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and olive oil over the salad. Toss gently to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Once the chicken is done, let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Serve the grilled chicken thighs with a generous helping of the watermelon and feta salad.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

NutrientAmount
Calories350 kcal
Protein26 g
Carbohydrates15 g
Fat20 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Cholesterol85 mg
Sodium320 mg
Fiber1 g
Sugar12 g

Enjoy this delightful and easy-to-prepare dish that’s perfect for a quick summer dinner or a casual get-together!