Grilled Chicken Thighs with White Barbecue Sauce

Grilled Chicken Thighs with White Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lydia Pursell
Fire up the grill for a delicious chicken dinner featuring quick-cooking chicken thighs seasoned with simple pantry spices and topped with a tangy white barbecue sauce.


Makes 5 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 31 Minutes
Other: 6 Hours, 10 Minutes


1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
10 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 3 lb.)


1. Combine first 7 ingredients until blended. Rinse chicken, and pat dry; rub seasoning mixture over chicken. Place chicken in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and chill 4 hours.

2. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Remove chicken from bag, discarding bag.

3. Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180°. Serve with White Barbecue Sauce.

May 2010
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