Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs

Time to fire up the grill! Thai chicken thighs makes for an exotic weeknight dinner that comes together quickly. This recipe features traditional Thai ingredients like fish sauce, fresh coriander, ginger and garlic, infused into juicy chicken thighs that you can serve on rice, over salad, or in a sandwich. 

Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs

  • Servings: 12
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Ingredients: IMG_2164

  • 12 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1⁄3cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1⁄3cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced chili
  • 1 1⁄2tablespoons soy sauce or tamarind
  • 1 1⁄2tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 1⁄2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1⁄2tablespoons brown sugar

Let’s go:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk all ingredients except chicken.
  2. Place the chicken thighs in a wide flat dish so they are in a single layer. Add the herb mixture. Massage the thighs to coat with the herb mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Note: If doing a quick marinade, leave the chicken out of the fridge for up to 1 hour.
  3. Preheat grill. Brush and oil the grill to clean.
  4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and brush off any excess herbs and oil.
  5. Grill the chicken for 5- 7 minutes. Turn the chicken over and grill for another 4 to 5 minutes. Check for doneness (the chicken should be well cooked).
Recipe from Barb63 at

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