Grilled Chicken Thighs with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

While the tomato mixture pairs perfectly with the chicken thighs it would also be great with seared tuna steaks.  Recipe serves 4.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare the grill and preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • To prepare the chicken, combine 1 tablespoon lemon zest, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 teaspoon olive oil and garlic in a large zip-lock plastic bag.
  • Add the chicken and seal.
  • Marinate for 15 minutes in the refrigerator, turning occasionally.
  • Remove the chicken from the bag and discard the marinade.
  • Sprinkle the chicken evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Grill 5 minutes on each side or until done.
  • While the chicken is marinating, prepare the tomatoes.
  • Combine the tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of oil in an 8-inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 18 minutes.
  • Combine the tomatoes, parsley, 1 teaspoon lemon rind, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, capers, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • Serve the tomato mixture with the chicken.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table.


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