This delicious grilled chicken thighs recipe makes simple, yet flavorful chicken. Nothing beats a recipe that takes no time at all to make but tastes like it took hours to prepare!

In this recipe, simple chicken thighs are tossed with a medley of spices and then cooked on the grill until the chicken is tender and moist.

These grilled boneless chicken thighs are the best – low in calories, but high in flavor. Better yet, they are super easy to make!

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Best Chicken Thighs On The Grill!

  • Five seasonings and a little olive oil are all it takes to perk up a simple batch of chicken thighs.
  • Cooked for a short while on the grill these thighs finish off being tender, juicy, and moist.
  • This is the perfect meal for those nights on the go, or when an easy meal is needed for entertaining guests.
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Ingredients And Variations

Chicken thighs Boneless skinless thighs are the best option for this dish.

Seasonings – Only a few seasonings are needed for this recipe – garlic powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper. Just toss the spices with the chicken and remember to allow it to sit for 30 minutes before cooking on the grill.

Variations – Coat the chicken with a little honey, or barbeque sauce for a sweeter flavor.

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How To Grill Chicken Thighs

No matter if these chicken thighs are cooked on the BBQ or in the oven, a few steps are all it takes!

  1. Start by combining the spices, tossing the chicken with the spices, and then marinating for 30 minutes (as described in the recipe below).
  2. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  3. Cook the chicken thighs on the grill until they reach 165°F.
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Serving Suggestions

Chicken thighs taste great with a simple side of vegetables like bacon green beans, lemon roasted asparagus, stuffed mushrooms, a grilled vegetable salad or fresh Caprese salad.

Storing Chicken Thighs

  • Chicken thighs will keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • They can also be frozen and will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • To make this dish ahead of time, simply mix the spices together and have them ready for tossing with the chicken.

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Grilled Chicken Thighs

This easy grilled chicken thighs recipe turns out juicy and tender chicken that is loaded with flavor!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
marinate and rest 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly


Mixing Bowls
Small Bowl or freezer bag


  • 1 pound chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • In a small bowl or freezer bag combine olive oil and all the seasonings.
  • Add in the chicken thighs and toss to coat. Let sit for at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs and cook 5-7 minutes per side or until chicken reaches 165°F.
  • Rest 5 minutes before serving.


  • Refrigerate cooked and cooled chicken thighs for up to 4 days in a covered container, or freeze for up to 3 months in a zippered freezer bag.
  • To make ahead, mix spices to have ready for tossing with chicken.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 279IU | Vitamin C: 0.02mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American

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At Easy Low Carb® we believe that every meal should be full of big bold flavor! From amazing main dishes and simple sides to the best party snacks, reducing carbs doesn’t mean giving up your favorites!
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