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basil balsamic chicken thigh

Basil Balsamic Marinated Chicken Thighs

Easy and vibrant marinated chicken thighs drizzled with a balsamic glaze and served over a bed of salad greens. Perfect dinner for Summer cook-outs!
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Course: The Main Event
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute dinner, balsamic, basil, chicken thighs, dinner, easy dinner
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Marinating Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people

Equipment

  • blender and blender cup
  • mixing bowl
  • grill

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon pepper
  • 4 cups spinach or mixed greens
  • drizzle of balsamic glaze

Instructions

  • In a blender cup combine fresh basil, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic. Blend on high for 30 seconds until thoroughly combined.
  • In a mixing bowl add your chicken things and pour the marinade over.
  • Set in the fridge for at least an hour
  • Pre heat grill to 400 degrees and cook the chicken fro 7-8 minutes on each side until the internal temperature is 165.
  • Serve with salad greens, goat cheese, and tomatoes tossed with your favorite balsamic dressing. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and enjoy!

Notes

You could sub in chicken breast if you would like!