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Chicken Thighs with Thyme and Lemon

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. Prepare grill or broiler.

  3. 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.