Citrus-marinated Chicken Thighs Recipe

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Citrus-Marinated Chicken Thighs

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

An aggressively seasoned marinade delivers big flavor. From Bon Appetit, August 2013.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Broil

Ingredients

1 bunch
scallions, thinly sliced
1/2 bunch
cilantro, leaves and tender stems only
2
garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp
finely grated lime zest
1 tsp
finely grated orange zest
1/4 c
fresh lime juice
1/4 c
fresh orange juice
1/4 c
reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
kosher salt
2 lb
skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Set aside 1/4 cup sliced scallions. Pulse cilantro, garlic, citrus zests, citrus juices, soy sauce, oil, salt, and remaining scallions in a food processor or blender until a coarse purée forms. Set aside 1/4 cup marinade; place remaining marinade in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, seal bag, and turn to coat. Chill at least 20 minutes.
2
Preheat broiler. Remove chicken from marinade and place, skin side down, on a foil-lined broilerproof baking sheet; discard marinade. Broil chicken until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Turn; continue to broil until cooked through and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thigh registers 165°F, 12-15 minutes longer. Serve chicken with reserved marinade and scallions.
3
DO AHEAD:
Chicken can be marinated 2 hours ahead. Keep chilled.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American