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Orange-BBQ Grilled Chicken Thighs

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4 servings

Fresh, juicy navel oranges and a bit of crushed red pepper add a sweet and spicy flair to BBQ-sauced grilled chicken thighs.

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  • Squeeze juice from 1 orange; mix with barbecue sauce and red pepper. Pour half over chicken in shallow dish; turn to evenly coat both sides. Refrigerate 15 min. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium heat. Cut each of the 4 remaining oranges into 4 slices.
  • Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place 8 orange slices on grill grate; top with chicken. Brush with some of the reserved sauce.
  • Grill chicken 10 min.; turn. Add remaining orange slices to grill. Grill 5 to 10 min. or until chicken is done (165°F), turning chicken and oranges occasionally and brushing with the remaining sauce.
  • Remove chicken and oranges from grill. Discard orange slices from under chicken. Serve chicken with remaining grilled orange slices.

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How to Grill Vegetables

Serve with grilled fresh vegetables. Just toss your favorite vegetables, such as quartered red and green peppers, asparagus spears or zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, using about 2 Tbsp. dressing for each cup of vegetables. Drain the vegetables then add to the grill for the last 5 to 7 min. of the meat grilling time. Grill until tender, turning occasionally.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Fruit
  • 1/2 Carbohydrate
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The oranges in this tasty grilled dish are an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 210
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 330mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 14g
Protein 20g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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