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Grilled Chicken Thighs with Brown Sugar Glaze - Juicy, savory-sweet brown sugar glazed chicken thighs grilled to a tender perfection! 
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Grilled Chicken Thighs with Brown Sugar Glaze

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WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Refrigeration Time30 mins
Total Time52 mins
Juicy, savory-sweet brown sugar glazed chicken thighs grilled to a tender perfection! 
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 407

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed

FOR THE BROWN SUGAR MARINADE/GLAZE

  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon or to taste sriracha hot sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions 

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • Arrange chicken thighs in a large mixing bowl or dish and set aside.

FOR THE BROWN SUGAR MARINADE/GLAZE

  • Whisk soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, oil, vinegar, hot sauce, garlic, basil, ginger, and pepper in a mixing bowl.
  • Reserve 1/3 cup of the marinade mixture for later use; pour the remaining of the marinade mixture over the chicken thighs.
  • Cover and place chicken thighs in the fridge for 30 minutes, and up to 4 hours.
  • When ready to cook, remove chicken from fridge and let sit in room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat; about 400F to 425F.
  • Brush grill grates with oil.
  • Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
  • Place the chicken on the grill over direct heat and cook undisturbed for about 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and grill until the second side is browned, 5 minutes more, or until cooked through and internal temperature is at least 165F.
  • When the chicken is nearly cooked through, brush on the reserved marinade/glaze on both sides of the chicken thighs and continue to cook until done.
  • Remove from grill and set aside, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 11
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Brown Sugar Glaze
Amount Per Serving (2 chicken thighs)
Calories 407 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 214mg71%
Sodium 638mg27%
Potassium 625mg18%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 45g90%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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