I don’t exactly shun dark meat, but if given a preference will choose white meat every time. Yes, I’m a breast woman.
Although this recipe from Pillsbury specifies chicken thighs, I’d bet this glaze would be good on white or dark meat or even other forms of poultry.
Honey-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs
Prep Time: 20 Min
Total Time: 20 Min
Makes: 4 servings
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 lb.)
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, combine honey, soy sauce and garlic; blend well with wire whisk. Set aside. Brush chicken thighs with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
2. When grill is heated, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook covered 8 to 12 minutes or until juice is clear when center of thickest part is cut (180°F), turning once and brushing with honey mix-ture during last 2 minutes of cooking time.
Broiled Honey-Glazed Chicken Thighs: Place chicken on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once and brushing with honey mixture during last 2 minutes of cooking time.
1 Serving: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 70mg; Sodium 220mg; Total Carbohydrate 5g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 4g); Protein 20g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 6% Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat Carbohydrate Choices: nc
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Quick Fix: Use long-handled tongs to protect your hands from the heat of the grill and limit the amount of juices released from the chicken.