Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

Featuring Bulk Food Inc Natural Greek Seasoning. For a healthy summer dinner, try grilled Mediterranean chicken thighs, which are herb marinated then grilled and topped with a olive and tomato salsa. This Greek chicken is the perfect recipe to try out.

Ingredients
  • Chicken Thighs-
  • 4 medium chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup olive brine
  • 2 Tbs BFI Natural Greek Seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 4 Tbs fresh chopped herbs, mix of oregano, parsley, and thyme
  • Olive Tomato Salsa-
  • 1 1/4 cups mixed pitted olives
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp olive brine
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved and sliced
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbs capers
  • 1 Tbs fresh chopped herbs, mix of oregano, parsley, and thyme
Instructions
  1. Chicken Thighs Put the chicken thighs into a resealable bag. Mix together all of the marinade ingredients. Pour the marinade over the chicken, turning to coat. Let the chicken marinate for at 4-12 hours.
  2. To Grill- Preheat the grill. Remove the chicken from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Add the thighs to the grill, skin side up. Lower the heat to medium and grill the thighs, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Turn the chicken thighs over and grill on medium heat for 15-20 minutes. Check the temperature of the thighs. Once they are about 140F, close the grill to finish them off and crisp the skin.
  4. Make Olive and Tomato Salsa While the chicken is cooking, make the salsa.
  5. Add the olives and all the other salsa ingredients to a medium bowl, and mix to combine. Taste and see if it needs a little more of the olive brine and add if needed.
  6. When the chicken is done grilling, let it rest for about 5 minutes, then serve the chicken with the salsa, mixed green salad and some crusty bread make great accompaniments to the chicken.
Notes

Natural Greek Seasoning is available in a Bulk Case of 5lb Item #102692 at dutchvalleyfoods.com


Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Thighs