Molasses-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Skinned and boned chicken thighs are available in the fresh poultry section of most supermarkets.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours
Grill: 12 Minutes


3/4 cup molasses
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon pepper
12 skinned and boned chicken thighs


Combine first 6 ingredients in a shallow dish or large zip-top plastic freezer bag; add chicken thighs. Cover or seal, and chill 8 hours, turning occasionally.

Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

Grill chicken thighs, covered with grill lid, over medium heat (300° to 350°) 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done.

April 2005
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