We love grilling chicken thighs – they’re super versatile, hard to overcook, budget-friendly, and easy to grill even for barbecue beginners. Win win!

Here we’ve rounded up some of our favorite grilled chicken thigh recipes great for an easy weeknight dinner for the family, or for hosting a barbecue for a crowd. We highly recommend grilling extra chicken to turn into salads and sandwiches for quick lunches or dinner on those busy days when lighting the grill isn’t in the cards.

Boom Boom Chicken Thighs with Piri Piri Sauce

This recipe calls for our delicious Boom Boom Chicken Spice Rub and a simple sauce that comes together quickly in the food processor.

Cedar Planked Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

This recipe from our Pro Annie Weisz comes together in just an hour with only 6 ingredients, perfect for weeknight grilling. These grilled chicken thighs are salty, sweet, juicy, crispy, and a little bit smoky!

Cherry Planked Chicken with Lemon and Herbs

Lemon, parsley, and cherry wood smoke are the perfect complements for nice juicy chicken thighs on the grill. Pare them with grilled baby bell peppers and a grain salad for a satisfying outdoor dinner. 

Cherry Smoked Citrus Chicken Thighs

If you’re newbie to barbecue and grilling chicken thighs makes you nervous, give this recipe a try! Chicken thighs pair up with lemon and orange slices, and everything cooks together in a cast iron pan with our Cherry Smoking Chips for delicious smoky flavor.  

Citrus Chicken with Herbs Smoked on Charcoal Grill with Cherry Smoking Chips

Cherry Planked BBQ Chicken Thighs

These grilled chicken thighs covered with your favorite barbecue sauce comes together quickly but imparts lots of flavor. The Cherry Grilling Plank infuses sweet fruity flavor while protecting your chicken from overcooking.

Cedar Planked Buffalo Chicken Thigh Bites

These are the most popular grilled chicken recipe on our website, for good reason! Chicken thighs, bacon, cayenne and melty cheese… these would be great for game day snacks or a backyard barbecue! 

Citrus Chicken with Herbs Smoked on Charcoal Grill with Cherry Smoking Chips