Garlic and Herb-Marinated Chicken Thighs

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Author Notes: Perfect for the summer grilling season!mtlabor

Serves 2 to 4

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to, taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • Vegetable oil, for grilling
  1. Combine all ingredients aside for the chicken in a large plastic freezer bag. Make sure they are mixed well, then add in the chicken thighs. Squeeze all of air out of the bag, then roll it up and place the whole thing in a medium bowl to prevent it from leaking out onto your refrigerator. Allow it to marinate in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat a grill to medium-high. Soak a wad of paper towels with vegetable oil and carefully rub them onto the grill rack to prevent the chicken from sticking.
  3. Grill the chicken for about 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Serve it with vegetables or with a quick ranch pasta salad.

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25 days ago Salvegging

Does this *have* to be grilled? Can it be roasted after the marinating? Or grill panned? I don't have a grill!

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5 months ago Regina Nekola Hild

I subbed fresh Orange Zest and Orange Juice instead of the Lemon. It's marinating now but I am sure it will be delish!