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Grilled Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Flavor chicken thighs in a balsamic vinegar, lemon and oregano marinade and fire up the grill! Your taste buds will be happy you barbecued our Balsamic Chicken Recipe for dinner tonight!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Marinating Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: balsamic chicken recipe, grilled balsamic chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 344kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin



  • Place chicken thighs in plastic food storage bag.
  • Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, oregano, lemon zest, kosher salt and pepper until blended. Pour over chicken and seal bag.
  • Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Heat grill for direct heat grilling.
  • Arrange chicken on grill and discard marinade.
  • Grill chicken until chicken is cooked through to 170 degrees and juices run clear, turning once.
  • Garnish with lemon slices and fresh oregano, if desired.


Makes 6 servings.


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 409mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg