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Grilled Citrus Chicken Thighs

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Other time 30 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)
Chicken thighs are juicier than breasts due to their slightly higher fat content. Don't fret over the added fat in the poultry; simply pair the thighs with couscous or brown rice and a steamed vegetable for a healthy balance.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 (3-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 284
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • fat 12.9 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • protein 31.2 g
  • carbohydrate 9.2 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 112 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 395 mg
  • calcium 27 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients; set aside 1 tablespoon marinade. Place remaining marinade and chicken in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and gently shake bag to coat chicken. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill 6 minutes on each side or until done. Brush chicken with reserved 1 tablespoon marinade.

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