There’s no need for cooking inside: Summertime is here and we’re grilling Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with delicious summer veggies.

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As the days begin to get longer and the temperatures start to climb, are you looking for the best recipes for outdoor grilling? This is our go-to recipe that we LOVE!

You may also want to serve this with Trader Joe’s Macaroni Salad or Forbidden Black Rice Salad or Antipasti Chopped Salad.

Best Grilled Chicken Thighs

Recipes like Best Grilled [Boneless] Chicken Thighs, served with a side of beautiful summer peppers and baked beans?

Ingredients for best chicken thighs

  • Boneless chicken thighs
  • Coconut aminos, or soy sauce
  • Kosher Salt, don’t use salt if using soy sauce
  • Honey
  • Pressed garlic
  • Veggies: large bell peppers and sweet onion

My husband, Paul, loves the summer season! Because it not only brings on grilling and relaxing on our front and back decks, it creates family time!

5-Burner Open Cart LP Gas Grill in Stainless Steel and Black with Side Burner

This week we’ve grilled tri tip and Best Grilled Chicken Thighs on our brand new grill.

My KITCHEN TIP is to double up on the amount of meat when we are grilling, so we have leftovers for meals later in the week.

For instance, we love leftover tri tip for this light summer dinner: Tri Tip Crostini. So good!

How to make Best Grilled Chicken Thighs marinade

This is one of my go-to marinades for grilling. It’s so simple, you won’t believe it.

  1. Just think “3-part” soy sauce (we use coconut aminos to make it gluten free), honey, and water! Optional to add garlic!
  2. Mix together and marinate overnight!

Grilling for holidays

My husband was soooo excited to get this DynaGlo 5-Burner Grill for Father’s Day!

He’s the master griller in our family.

There’s something about taking pride in your grilling when you’re cooking for people. You want it to be tasty and done just right.

It’s delicious, a work of art!

We love the side burner for baked beans (or try this Root Beer Baked Beans recipe), and the wide grilling range for a variety of foods—like chicken and peppers!

Everything fits!

Look how pretty it is on our deck, too!

More Grilling recipes

For grilling during various seasons throughout the year, there are so many recipes to try. Here are a few of my favorites:

Grilled Cornish Game Hens

Grilled Garlic Pepper Tri Tip

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken [FoodieCrush]

Grilled Pineapple Ham Kabobs [She Wears Many Hats]

Grilled Apricots with Sweet Cream

So friends, be inspired and check out this perfect gift for dad, to show how much you appreciate him, just in time for Father’s Day grilling!

Happy shopping and hosting!

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Best Grilled Chicken Thighs

There's no need for cooking inside: Summertime is here and we're grilling Best Grilled Chicken Thighs with delicious summer veggies.
If you use coconut aminos (gluten free), add 1 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt. If using soy sauce, do not add extra salt.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
marinating: 4 hours
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 8
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  • 2 pounds boneless chicken thighs, trimmed
  • ¾ cup coconut aminos, or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. Kosher Salt, don’t use salt if using soy sauce
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. pressed garlic


  • 2 large bell peppers (yellow, red, or orange), cut in large chunks
  • 1 LARGE sweet onion, cut in large chunks


  • In a large bowl, combine the coconut aminos (or soy sauce), honey, water, and garlic.
  • Trim the fat off the chicken thighs and tenderize (optional).
  • Place the chicken and marinade in a large Ziploc bag and seal tight, releasing the air out of the bag.
  • Marinate overnight, or a minimum of 4 hours.
  • Grill the chicken and serve with your favorite side dishes!
  • OPTIONAL: Grill the peppers and onions at the same time as chicken
Cuisine: American
Course: Main Course
Calories: 391kcal, Carbohydrates: 37g, Protein: 19g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 0.1g, Cholesterol: 111mg, Sodium: 842mg, Potassium: 368mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 29g, Vitamin A: 1021IU, Vitamin C: 41mg, Calcium: 25mg, Iron: 1mg
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