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grilled Chicken Thighs with mashed potatoes

5-ingredient Grilled Chicken Thighs (Chicken Shashlik)

Love Keil
The chicken thigh pieces are marinated in delicious marinade and then grilled to perfection!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 2 hrs
Course Main Coarse
Cuisine Russian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 784 kcal



  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs fat removed, cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 2 large onion sliced
  • 1 cup mayo
  • salt and black pepper to taste, we use 1 teaspoon black pepper and 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons sriracha or to taste


  • Add all ingredients to a zip bag or a bowl, mix well with hands. Marinade for at least 2 hours, best overnight. 
    How to marinade Chicken Thighs
  • Preheat the oven to medium/high heat. Using metal or soaked in the water wood skewers, thread chicken onto a skewers. Grill until chicken is cooked thru, about 4-5 minutes on each side, more if cooking on low/medium heat. 
    How to marinade Chicken Thighs
  • Grill onion on a grill-approved pan or foil pepper, until golden color. Serve with homemade mashed potatoes and cucumber salad. Enjoy!
    how to grill chicken thighs



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Calories: 784kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 29gFat: 70gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 31gMonounsaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 190mgSodium: 747mgPotassium: 483mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 186IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, marinate
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