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Saffron Thyme Grilled Chicken

Saffron Thyme Grilled Chicken


Prepare to indulge with our Saffron Thyme Grilled Chicken. Quick and easy, you can marinade this dish ahead of time or overnight for a truly simple meal. Infused with the delicate flavors of Lemonfair Saffron and Lemonfair's Spanish Roja garlic powder, and enhanced by the vibrant zest and juice of a lemon, each bite is full of flavor. The addition of fresh thyme, salt, and pepper brings balance and depth to the marinade.

Allow the chicken to marinate in these flavors for at least an hour or, for optimal taste infusion, overnight in the refrigerator. If you prefer stovetop cooking, fear not, for a few minutes per side in a well-heated pan will also yield delectable results. To serve, garnish with fresh basil leaves and accompany with lemon wedges, adding a refreshing zing to every bite. 

1-2 lb. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 pinch Lemonfair Saffron, ground
Generous shake of Lemonfair’s Spanish Roja garlic powder
1 Lemon plus additional wedges for serving
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
Salt & Pepper to taste
Olive oil
Fresh basil leaves for serving

Prep the marinade: Mix the chicken with zest and juice from 1 lemon, ground saffron, Spanish Roja garlic powder, thyme, salt & pepper. Then, stir in a drizzle of olive oil.

Cover and let marinade in the fridge for at least 1 hour or overnight.

Grill until golden brown and internal temperature of 165 F. If cooking on stove top, heat oil in pan over medium high and sear each side of the chicken for about 5 minutes until golden brown and internal temp of 165 F.

Serve with basil leaves and lemon wedges

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