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Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs topped with a fresh tomato Bruschetta. An easy 30 minute meal that will quickly become the ultimate grilling recipe you'll want all summer! #ad #glutenfree #paleo

Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs with Bruschetta

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10
  • cook_time Cook Time: 15
  • total_time Total Time: 25 minutes
  • yield Yield: 6-8 1x
  • category Category: Dinner
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs topped with a fresh tomato Bruschetta. An easy 30 minute meal that will quickly become the ultimate grilling recipe you’ll want all summer!

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Ingredients

Balsamic Chicken:

  • 2 lbs. Just BARE Bone-in Chicken Thighs
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • salt to taste

Bruschetta:

  • 2 cups diced cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil,¬†chiffon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to 375-400 degrees F.
  2. To a small bowl add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic clove, dijon mustard and salt to taste. Whisk all the ingredients together. Set aside.
  3. Pat Just BARE Bone-in Chicken Thighs dry, using a paper towel. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spray grill grates with cooking spray or rub down with an canola oil soaked rag. Place chicken thighs skin side down on the grill. Cook for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Flip the chicken thighs (they should easily release from the grill, if not wait another minute to flip). Cook the other side for another 4-5 minutes.
  6. Brush the skin side of the chicken thighs with the balsamic glaze. (only using about half of the mixture) Close the lid and allow the glaze to soak into the chicken. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Remove the chicken from grill when the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.
  8. Set the chicken rest to allow juices to settle. About 2-3 minutes.
  9. In the meantime, make the tomato bruschetta by adding diced cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic cloves, olive oil and salt to taste to a small bowl. Gently mix all the ingredients together.
  10. Serve the balsamic grilled chicken thighs with 1/3 cup of the fresh bruschetta mixture.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 chicken thigh + bruschetta
  • Calories: 339
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 121 mg
  • Fat: 23 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 18 g
  • Cholesterol: 100 mg

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