Grilled chicken thighs are one of my favorite ways to enjoy grilled meat. The skin gets nice and crispy, the meat is tender and juicy, and it’s simple to cook on a grill.
Preheat your grill.
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Place the chicken thighs on the grill and leave them alone for 5 minutes or so, until they are seared with dark brown marks and juices begin to run clear when you poke them with a fork (this will take about 10 minutes total).
Pat your chicken thighs dry with paper towels, then season generously on all sides with salt and pepper.
Pat your chicken thighs dry with paper towels, then season generously on all sides with salt and pepper. This will help to remove excess moisture from the skin and add flavor to the chicken.
Grill the chicken to the desired doneness, about 6 minutes per side for medium.
- Cook the chicken thighs on a grill to the desired doneness, about 6 minutes per side for medium.
- If you want your chicken to be well done, cook it until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
- Use an instant-read thermometer inserted into one of the larger pieces of meat in order to get an accurate reading on how long you need to cook your food before removing it from heat or putting it back on after resting time.
Transfer to a plate and serve immediately.
Once the chicken has been grilled, transfer it to a plate and serve immediately. Brush the cooked thighs with olive oil and let them rest for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with a salad or some veggies on the side!
You can cook chicken on a grill in less than 10 minutes
If you want to cook chicken on a grill, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, make sure that your grill is clean before starting. This will help prevent any flare-ups or grease fires that may occur.
Secondly, ensure that the temperature of your grill is set to medium-high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit). It’s best not to cook chicken over direct heat as this can cause dryness in the meat; however, if using indirect heat isn’t possible due to lack of space or other factors (ease up on those burgers!), then go ahead and place them over direct heat–just remember: keep an eye on them!
Finally–and most importantly–cooking time varies depending on how big your pieces are! Smaller pieces will take less time than large ones because they don’t require as much cooking time per inch thickness; however small cuts can still benefit from brining before grilling so long as extra precautions are taken when dealing with small fires caused by flare ups from drippings falling into coals below where they might catch fire quickly thus burning up whatever’s being grilled faster than expected.”
I hope this recipe has inspired you to try cooking chicken on a grill. It’s an easy way to get dinner on the table in less than 10 minutes, and it tastes delicious!