Lemon and Smoked Paprika Chicken Thighs

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221 CALORIES 2g CARBS 9g FAT 29g PROTEIN
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This is an incredibly easy and affordable weeknight dinner solution. Boneless skinless chicken thighs marinated in a delicious combination of smoky paprika, lemon, thyme, and garlic that’s cooked on the grill or under the broiler in about 10 minutes. It couldn’t get much simpler and goes well with virtually any side dish you have in mind. It also makes great leftovers served over greens or in a tangy chicken salad with some yogurt or mayo and crunchy veggies. It’s also low carb, Paleo, gluten free, and clean eating friendly which makes it’s a winning dish for lots of different diets.

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The Recipe

Lemon and Smoked Paprika Chicken Thighs

PREP TIME: 4 Hours
COOK TIME: 10 Min
TOTAL TIME: 4 Hours, 10 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 1.33 lbs. skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 U lemon
  • 2 U garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • Salt and pepper

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Instructions

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1

In a bowl combine the olive oil, juice from the lemon, zest from half the lemon, garlic, paprika, thyme, salt, and pepper.

2

Add to a large ziploc bag and add the chicken thighs. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, overnight is even better.

3

Grilling: Preheat the grill on high. Remove the chicken from the marinade letting excess drip off. Grill on high for 4 minutes on each side, keeping the grill closed.

4

Broiling: Preheat the broiler. Remove the chicken from the marinade, letting excess drip off, and place on a baking sheet covered with foil and sprayed with cooking spray. Broil for 5 minutes per side or until cooked through.

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 6 oz.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221
Calories from Fat 32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
6%
Saturated Fat 2g
2%
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
0%
Cholesterol 131mg
0%
Sodium 237mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate 2g
1%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 0g
Protein 29g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

Lemon and Smoked Paprika Chicken Thighs
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2 Comments
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January 13, 2018 - 07:03
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So simple and soooo good. Marinated overnight then baked. Perfection.
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August 24, 2017 - 10:31
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My Family loved this Chicken!
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