Dry-Brine Garlic Chicken Thighs

Garlic, salt, and black pepper are all you need to bring out the flavor in a great-tasting chicken thigh. The seasonings meld with the meat when it’s in the oven, which means every bite tastes the same.
Garlic, salt, and black pepper are all you need to bring out the flavor in a great-tasting chicken thigh. The seasonings meld with the meat when it’s in the oven, which means every bite tastes the same.

Dry-Brine Garlic Chicken Thighs

Prep Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Cook Time
270

MINUTES

270 minutes
Serves
5

Calories
310

  • Calories310
  • Total Fat18 g
  • Cholesterol110 mg
  • Sodium830 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate4 g
  • Protein30 g

Ingredients

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 120oF.
  • Pulse garlic, salt and pepper in a food processor. Remove and spread onto a cooking sheet. Heat in oven for 3-4 hours or until the mixture starts to dry out. For even drying, rotate mixture every 15 minutes.
  • Once mixture dries, rub onto thighs. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In a charcoal grill, heat the charcoal until ash in color.
  • Place thighs on the grill.
  • Turn thighs using tongs; cover and grill for 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 180oF.

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