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Tender Grilled Chicken Thighs Recipe

Juicy and tender Grilled Thighs Recipe with just 10 minutes of prep time in the BEST grilling marinade.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
marinate-: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 6 servings



  • Trim off excess fat on thighs and cut thighs in half.
  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, 1 Tbsp lime juice, oil, garlic, salt, pepper and paprika.
  • In a bowl, add the thighs, marinade and onions, mix to combine.
  • Allow thighs to marinate at least 2 hours (or overnight).
  • Grill the chicken thighs on a preheated grill 6-8 minutes per side.
  • Drizzle thighs with fresh lime.


Marinade time- The chicken thighs can be marinated 2 hours or a day in advance. 
Grill time- Grill the chicken thighs until they read 165°F with a meat thermometer (about 15 minutes).
TIP: Discard of leftover marinade and onion.