Brown Sugar Chicken Thighs

Brown Sugar Chicken Thighs Recipe

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Prep/Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6
Average Rating: Star Star Star Star Star


1 package
1/2 cup brown sugar (loosely packed)
1/4 cup dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
Orange and chives, garnish (optional)

  1. In large zip-locking bag, add sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Shake to mix well. Place thighs in bag and shake well. Let sit for 2 minutes and shake again.
  2. Grill thighs directly over medium high heat for 20 to 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat when juices run clear and a meat thermometer inserted sideways into thickest part of thigh reads 180° F.

  • Serving Size

  • Servings Per Recipe 6

  • Amount Per Serving (* % of Daily Value)

  • Calories 242

  • Total Fat 12g (0%)

  • Saturated Fat 3.1g (0%)

  • Trans Fat 0g

  • Cholesterol 92mg (0%)

  • Sodium 268mg (0%)

  • Total Carbohydrate 12g (0%)

  • Dietary Fiber 0.5g

  • Sugars g

  • Protein 21g

  • Vitamin A %

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  • * Percent of Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    ** This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label may vary slightly.

Tammie - Petersburg, VA 9/10/2009 6:45:12 PM
Just made this tonight and WOW! Didn't expect this to taste so good. I do not really care for dark meat, but this recipe made it easier to eat, now I don't have to give away my dark meat!! I made this with the thighs, legs and wings with the bone in and it still turned out great. I will try this with the chicken breasts.
Rosalind - Quincy, MA 12/30/2008 12:26:28 PM
Yes, this recipe was wonderful. It was very simple. Thank you for creating a recipe for people like me who prefer the dark meat, whether it be turkey or chicken!!!!!
Jackie - Greenville, SC 11/20/2008 10:17:48 PM
I tried this with both thighs and boneless breast. I am not a huge fan of dark meat, but it was GREAT on the boneless chicken breast. I will make this again!
Jaryn - West Haven, CT 10/22/2007 11:28:31 AM
This was a great recipe, quick and easy.. the chicken had a great taste to it
Megan - Mountaindale, NY 9/12/2007 5:21:30 PM
I tried this out on chicken breast it is was AWESOME! I needed something quick, simple and different for chicken, this hit the spot!!
Brenda - Milford, CT 7/17/2007 11:19:22 AM
I loved this recipe. I pounded the thighs first a little just to get them a little more even and provide further tenderization. Mine were browner than the picture and were delicious. Thank you.
Megan - Milford, DE 6/3/2007 7:11:32 AM
We had this for dinner at a friend's house and it was excellent! I usually only eat boneless, skinless chicken breasts, but it was good with the thighs. It reminded me of the chicken BBQ that you get from the VFW's. My husband and I are going to try it using boneless, skinless chicken breasts instead.

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