Grilled Asian Chicken Thighs

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"This is out of a local Fred Meyer magazine. It say this six-ingredient recipe gives everyday chicken international flair.Cooking time does not include marinating time."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
  • Optional Garnishes


  • Serving Size: 1 (450.7 g)
  • Calories 916.2
  • Total Fat - 66.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 17.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 389 mg
  • Sodium - 1295.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 65.8 g
  • Calcium - 42.7 mg
  • Iron - 3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Combine lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, garlic and ginger in bowl. Place chicken in large plastic storage bag, and pour 1/2 marinade over top. Seal and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Remove chicken from bag, and discard marinade. Grill chicken, skin side down, for 10 minutes over direct heat. Then grill 10 minutes on the other side over indirect heat, covered, until chicken reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F.

Step 3

While grilling chicken, place other half of marinade in saucepan, bring to boil, reduce to simmer an cook until it's a thick sauce. Remove chicken thighs from grill and drizzle with glaze.

Step 4

Serve immediately, garnishing with thinly sliced green onion, lime wedges and sesame seeds if desired.Refrigerate any leftovers

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



We made this recipe when my daughter was here. This was enjoyed by all. We have had similar sauces but this had the extra lime we aren't used to. Everyone loved it.

review by:
(22 Aug 2020)

Daily Inspiration

Loved this flavorful chicken and the glaze sauce was awesome. Nice and tart with a hint of sweetness. YUM!

(15 Jun 2019)


Flavorful chicken. It was nice, easy grilling recipe. I really loved the finished effect of the thicker glaze, green onion slices and sesame seeds. Thank you!

review by:
(15 Jun 2016)


Scaled back for 1 serve using two thighs and oven baked for 45 minutes at 175C for moist and flavour packed delicious chicken. Thank you TeresaS made for First Time tag at FF&F.

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(7 Jun 2016)