Orange-Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs

Orange-Ginger Grilled Chicken ThighsRecipe
A simple, quick marinade adds bold flavor to this grilled chicken recipe, making it perfect for a busy weeknight meal.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours
Grill: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 146
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 22.5 g
Carbohydrate 0.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 161 mg
Calcium 12 mg


1/3 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
3 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon sesame oil
8 (4-oz.) skinned and boned chicken thighs
Garnishes: fresh cilantro sprigs, orange slices


1. Combine orange juice and next 5 ingredients in a shallow dish or large zip-top freezer bag; add chicken. Cover or seal, and chill at least 1 hour, turning occasionally.

2. Remove chicken thighs from marinade, and discard marinade.

3. Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 minutes on each side or until done. Garnish, if desired.


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