Apricot Glazed Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs

The sweetness of fruit preserves, the tanginess of balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard--together they make a perfect glaze for juicy grilled thighs.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup apricot preserves, large pieces cut up
2
tablespoons balsamic or apple cider vinegar
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2
garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt and pepper. In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Set aside.
  • 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 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once and brushing with preserves mixture once halfway through cooking time. Discard any remaining preserves mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    255
    (
    Calories from Fat
    115),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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