Tender Grilled Chicken Thighs With Tomatillo Sauce

Tender Grilled Chicken Thighs With Tomatillo Sauce


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Chicken is such a versatile food. It’s tender, full of flavors, and easy to cook. This chicken recipe elevates simple chicken fillets, all with the use of tomatillos! They’re like tomatoes just with a different more powerful taste that lends itself well to a sauce and chicken.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

5 min preparation + 10 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings


  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • 5 tomatillos
  • 2 tbsp. oregano, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 3 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

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Turn grill onto high heat. Grill tomatillos for about 2 minutes on all sides. Remove tomatillos from heat. Remove stems and chop. Combine tomatillos, garlic clove, oregano, lime juice, olive oil, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Brush tomatillo sauce on chicken. Place chicken thighs onto grill and cook for about 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked thoroughly.

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