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Grilled Thai Turkey Thighs (paleo, Whole30, low carb)

  • Author: Cristina Curp
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2 thighs 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Grilled Turkey Thighs in Tangy Marinade



  • 2 turkey thighs (they were about 3lbs)
  • 1 mango
  • 5 sprigs cilantro
  • 3 sprigs basil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 lime


  1. Mince your garlic, chop your basil, cilantro and mango.
  2. Mix in a bowl with your chicken thighs.
  3. Add in the seasonings. Mix well.
  4. Drizzle in olive oil. Cover and marinate for 4 hours or overnight.
  5. When ready to grill. Heat the grill on high heat.
  6. When it comes to temperature, place the thighs on the grill skin side down.
  7. Lower heat to medium heat. After 10 minutes, flip the thighs.
  8. Close the lid and cook for 20-30 minutes. Check the temperature every few minutes. If it gets higher than 400F, crack the lid open fora bit.
  9. Ready when internal temp reads 170F.
  10. Remove from grill, squeeze fresh lime over them! Boom.
  11. Great with pickled veggies, greens, and cauliflower rice.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 thigh
  • Calories: 537
  • Fat: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 57g