Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs

These Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs are a really easy recipe with great flavor too. The chicken turns out very moist.

Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs recipe from RecipeGirl.com

Yield: 8 servings (1 chicken thigh per serving)

Prep Time: 15 minutes + marinating time

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Eight 4-ounce skinned and boned chicken thighs
  • fresh cilantro sprigs and orange slices for garnish

Directions:

  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.

Tips:

  • If you're preparing this recipe as gluten free, just be sure to use a brand of soy sauce that is known to be GF.
  • Nutritional Information per serving (Serving size: 1 chicken thigh) Calories: 109, Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Fiber: .12g, Protein: 14g, Cholesterol: 57.25mg, Carbohydrates: 4.5g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per serving: Freestyle SmartPoints: 3, (1 Point per serving if using chicken breasts), Points Plus Program: 3, Old Points Program: 2.5
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (via Southern Living )

One Response to “Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs”

  1. postedMay 19, 2011 2:50 PM
    Linda H

    I made this chicken last night for my hubby and I. The chicken was delicious, very moist and have a very good flavor. I did marinate it for one day and not just one hour. I will be making this recipe again soon.

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