Grilled Chicken Thighs

A Staple that will become a Fast Favorite

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2011

  • About

Fresh off the grill, this chicken is crisp and garlicky with a satisfying char. Dressed up with seasonings, sauces, and vegetables, the leftovers are so versatile, they’re easily transformed from “basic ingredient” to a meal worthy of licking your plate clean.


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • coarse (granulated) garlic powder



Preheat a gas grill with all burners on high and the lid closed, about 10 minutes.

Place the chicken on a large platter or baking sheet in a single layer, smooth side facing up. Sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, then add just enough paprika for a little kick. Flip the chicken and season the other side.

Place the chick