Chicken Thighs with Thyme and Lemon

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Chicken Thighs with Thyme and LemonRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke
For a healthier alternative to traditional fried chicken, try this simple grilled dish.
8 servings (serving size: 2 thighs)


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1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
1/4 cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 1/2 tablespoons honey
16 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray


Place first 5 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag. Chill 2 hours, turning occasionally.

Prepare grill or broiler.

Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

Created date

June 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 212
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 7.1 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 27.4 g
Carbohydrate 9.8 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 266 mg
Calcium 23 mg