A delicious take on orange chicken! Such a bright and delicious blend of sweet, tangy and smokey flavors. Its so easy to make and that glaze will leave everyone craving more. My whole family loved this chicken!
Ready in: 30minutes
1/2cupfresh orange juice
1 1/2Tbspfresh lemon juice
2garlic cloves, minced
3 1/2lbsboneless chicken thighs,trimmed of excess fat
1tspchopped parsley,for garnish (optional)
1/4cupfresh orange juice
In a medium mixing bowl whisk together orange juice, orange zest, lemon juice, olive oil, hot sauce, dijon mustard and garlic.
Place chicken thighs in a gallon size resealable bag, pour marinade over chicken then seal bag while pressing out excess air.
Rub marinade over chicken, transfer to refrigerator and let marinate 1 - 6 hours.
Preheat a grill over medium-high heat to about 400 degrees.
While grill is preheating prepare glaze - in a small saucepan melt butter over medium heat.
Whisk in honey, orange juice, orange zest, BBQ sauce and dijon mustard and remove from heat. Set aside about 1/3 cup for serving.
Grill chicken about 4 minutes per side then brush with glaze and grill until cooked through (165 degrees in center) and slightly charred about 2 minutes per side more.
Serve warm with reserved glaze, garnished with parsley if desired.