Grilled Orange Chicken Thighs

Grilled Orange Chicken Thighs

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
Yields: 6 servings

Ingredients

SAUCE

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest

CHICKEN

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine juice, sugars and salt; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  2. Cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until mixture reaches a glaze consistency. Remove from heat; stir in mustard and orange zest.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with lemon pepper.
  4. On a lightly greased grill rack, grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°, brushing occasionally with some of the sauce during the last 5 minutes.
  5. Serve with remaining sauce.