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five grilled boneless chicken thighs on a wooden board with bbq sauce on the side.
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Grilled Chicken Thighs

These boneless grilled chicken thighs are juicy, easy to make, and made with simple ingredients. They're packed with flavor and cook in under 20 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 69kcal

Equipment

  • Grill
  • tongs
  • Bowl
  • Cutting Board

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skin-off chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste

Instructions

  • Heat your grill to about 400 degrees F. and lightly oil the grill plates so the chicken doesn't stick. 
  • Place the chicken thighs on a cutting board and pat dry with a paper towel and trim off any excess fat. 
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. 
  • In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, and brown sugar. Mix well. 
  • Place the seasoned chicken in a large bowl and drizzle it with olive oil and the spice blend. Mix well. 
  • Place the chicken thighs on the grill and cook for 6-7 minutes on each side or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. 
  • Allow the chicken to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy! 

Notes

  • You can use a gas or charcoal grill. If you don't have a grill, simply cook these on the stovetop.
  • I recommend using 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt for every pound of chicken. For this recipe, I used 2 lbs of chicken so I used 2 teaspoons of salt. However, feel free to season to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 946mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg