Grilled Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs

Janis

By Janis | Updated January 24, 2024

Elevate your grilling experience with this delectable recipe for Grilled Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs. The citrus marinade tenderizes the chicken while infusing it with a vibrant, tangy flavor, creating a dish that’s both easy to prepare and irresistibly delicious. Perfect for any occasion, this recipe promises to be a hit among family and friends.

Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes (excluding marination)
  • Marination Time: 2 hours to overnight
  • Cook Time: 15-16 minutes
  • Total Time: ~2.5 hours (with 2 hours marination)

Serving Size

  • Serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, honey, thyme, and rosemary.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the marinade, ensuring they are well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Remove chicken from the marinade and place on the grill. Grill for about 6-8 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  5. Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.

Nutritional Info

NutrientAmount per Serving
Calories310 kcal
Protein35 g
Fat16 g
Carbohydrates8 g
Sodium620 mg
Sugar5 g

Enjoy this delightful grilled chicken, rich in citrus flavors and aromatic herbs, for a memorable meal that’s both nutritious and satisfying.