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Orange-Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs

Prep time 13 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Grill time 8 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
A simple, quick marinade adds bold flavor to this grilled chicken recipe, making it perfect for a busy weeknight meal.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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