Thai Inspired Grilled Chicken Thighs

All of the ingredients for authentic Thai cuisine are available at most grocery stores. Sambal Oelek and Thai fish sauce can be found in most Asian food sections.

Recipe courtesy of Jackie Alpers

Thai Inspired Grilled Chicken Thighs

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    4 chicken thighs 1 teaspoon fresh or freeze dried minced cilantro
    3/4 cup light coconut milk 1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce
    2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil, preferably sesame oil 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
    1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
    2-3 tablespoons spicy Thai chili paste


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    • 1

      Combine all of the marinade ingredients. Set aside 1/4 cup of marinade for basting. Put the rest of the marinade in a resealable plastic bag along with the chicken thighs and refrigerate for at least 4-6 hours. Discard used marinade.

    • 2

      Grill over medium heat, covered, until cooked throughout, about 6-8 minutes on each side.

    • 3

      Garnish with chopped green onion and sesame seeds and serve with the reserved marinade as a dipping sauce.

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