A simple, quick marinade adds bold flavor to this grilled chicken recipe, making it perfect for a busy weeknight meal.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
13 mins
chill:
1 hr
grill:
8 mins
total:
1 hr 21 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Remove chicken thighs from marinade, and discard marinade.

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

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

146 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 1.6g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 22.5g; carbohydrates 0.8g; fiberg; cholesterol 94mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 161mg; calcium 12mg.