30 Yummy Grilled Chicken Recipes to Die for

If cooked perfectly, this yummy and delicious grilled chicken recipes can be something to die for.

Grilled Chicken Recipes


Grilled chicken is not only tasty, but also the popularity of this dish has set a grilling standard. But, there is always a possibility of this food getting overcooked. The key to a perfect grilled chicken is a quick sear that is followed by indirect grilling.

Following are some delicious grilled chicken recipes to die for. Hopefully, the recipes will help you in grilling a perfect grilled chicken for your family and friends.

1. Grilled Honey Lime Jalapeno Chicken

This is a little bit sweet and sour recipes with a perfect amount of heat for the right summer dinner.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 25 mins Ready: 35 mins

Ingredients
• 1/3 cup of fresh lime juice
• Quarter cup honey
• 2 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
• 2 tbsp soya sauce
• Quarter teaspoon salt
• Quarter teaspoon pepper
• 3 jalapeno peppers, cut into half and seeded
• 3 cloves garlic, chopped
• 6 bone-in skinless chicken breast halves of 6 oz each
• 1 cooking spray

Cooking Directions
1. Put all the above ingredients except chicken into a blender and process until smooth
2. Mix lime juice and chicken in a large and heavy duty zip top plastic bag
3. Seal the bag and place the marinate chicken in a refrigerator for 1 to 8 hours. Overnight will be fine and produce best results
4. Preheat the grill
5. Remove the chicken from the bag along with the reserve marinade
6. Coat the grill rack with the cooking spray and then place the marinated chicken on the grill, cover and cook for 12 minutes on each side or until it is done. Keep basting the chicken with the marinade on a regular basis. Do not overcook and serve immediately.
7. Garnish with cilantro and it is ready to serve

2. Honey Chicken Skewers with Grilled Corn Salad

Honey Chicken Skewers with Grilled Corn Salad
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Grilled chicken with grilled corn salad a great mouth-watering combination. It is a complete grilled chicken recipe that celebrates the summer season.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 5 Mins Cooking Time: 15 Mins Ready: 20 Min
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Ingredients
• ½ cup ketchup
• 2 tbsp honey
• 1 tbsp unsalted butter cut into pieces
• 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
• 11/2 lb boneless chicken breast
• ½ tsp kosher salt divided
• 1 canola oil for the grill
• 6 ear corn shucked
• 2 scallion sliced
• ½ tsp black pepper divided

Cooking Instructions
1. Place twenty 8-inch wooden skewers in water to soak.
2. Heat the grill on high
3. In a small glass bowl mix together ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and honey. Set this aside
4. Slice the chicken into lengthwise ½ inch thick strips. Thread each strip onto a wooden skewer. Season it with salt and pepper, both according to your taste and preferences
5. Slightly oil the grill and cook the chicken. Turn it occasionally until it is properly cooked through. This will take around 6 to 8 minutes. Baste with ketchup mixture during the last 2 minutes
6. In the meanwhile, grill the corn, turning occasionally until it is slightly charred. This will take 3 to 4 minutes
7. Cut the kernels off the cobs and place it in medium bowl. Toss it with butter, scallions and salt and pepper. Serve this hot with chicken

3. Grilled Chicken and Bacon Pizza with Grilled Cream Sauce

Tired of eating the same type of pizzas and are looking for something different for the dinner tonight? Then, this is a great recipe with ingredients that is the favorite of most people. You are sure to gorge on this pizza after you try them out once.

Ingredients
• 2 chicken breasts
• 6 slices bacon
• Pizza dough
• Salt and pepper or Creole seasoning
• 1 tbsp olive oil
• 2 tbsp butter
• 4 cloves chopped garlic
• 1 chopped shallot
• 2 tbsp flour
• Quarter cup beer, wine or chicken broth
• ¾ cup milk
• 1 cup Colby jack cheese
• ½ dried basil
• 7 slices mozzarella cheese

Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the oven for 450 degrees
2. Line a small pan with parchment paper. Place the bacon slices on the parchment paper and cook for 10-15 minutes or until it is crispy
3. Season the grilled chicken and allow it to cool
4. For the sauce, melt butter in a pan along with oil. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add flour and cook for 1 to 2 minutes stirring continuously.
5. Add wine, beer or chicken broth and stir
6. Add milk and stir
7. Season accordingly
8. Add basil
9. Stir and cook on medium flame for 2 minutes
10. Remove this from heat
11. Spread the pizza dough onto the pizza pan. Prick with a fork all over
12. Spread the sauce over the dough
13. Top it with chicken, bacon, shredded Colby jack and sliced Mozzarella cheese
14. Bake at 450 degree for 15 minutes
This yummy pizza is very versatile. You can change the toppings by adding different vegetables like spinach. You can even change the cheese variety to shredded parmesan or sliced provolone instead.

4. Grilled Lemon Yoghurt Chicken

This grilled chicken variety is one of the juiciest and flavorful varieties. The yoghurt keeps the chicken juicy and succulent throughout. Try this on top of pita, salad or veggies.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 mins Cooking time: 35 min Ready: 50 min

Ingredients
• ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yoghurt
• ½ lemon juice
• 1 tbsp lemon zest
• 4 clove garlic crushed
• 1 tbsp olive oil
• 1 tbsp paprika
• 1 tsp herbes de provence
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp ground black pepper
• 1.5 lb whole chicken cut into 8 pieces
• ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yoghurt
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tsp harissa chili paste
• 1 pinch salt

Directions
1. Mix together ½ cup yoghurt, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, olive oil, paprika, herbs de provence, 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper in a mixing bowl
2. Pour this mix into a resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken and coat with the marinade. Remove the excess air and then seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least three hours
3. Preheat the grill to high heat and lightly oil it
4. Mix ½ cup yoghurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and harissa chili paste in a bowl and set aside
5. Remove the chicken from the bag and transfer it to a baking sheet or a plate that is lined with paper towels. Season it with some salt. Grill the skin side down for few minutes. Turn each piece and move on the indirect heat. Turn the meat often while cooking with the lid down until it is well browned with the meat no longer looking pink in the center for at least 30 to 35 minutes.
6. Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the meat and the reading should show 165 degrees
7. Serve it hot with harissa sauce

You can even grill a few pieces of lemon with the chicken to add some flavor.

5. Grilled Caprese Chicken Salad with Asparagus, Avocado and Bacon

This Caprese chicken salad will have you craving for salads.

Serves: 6-8
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

For Salad
• 1 pound chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness
• 1 5 oz. pkg earthbound farm spinach salads
• 1 cup basil leaves, roughly chopped
• 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes halved
• 8 oz asparagus with the tough ends trimmed
• 6 oz mozzarella pearls
• 1-2 avocados chopped or sliced
• 4-6 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
• Salt and pepper according to taste

Balsamic Chicken Marinade
• 2 tablespoon olive oil
• 3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 2 teaspoon brown sugar
• 1 tsp each dried basil, garlic powder and onion powder
• ½ teaspoon salt
• ¼ teaspoon pepper

Balsamic Reduction Dressing
• 2 tbsp mayonnaise
• ¾ cup balsamic vinegar
• 2 tbsp milk
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

Cooking Instructions
1. Take a medium sized bowl and mix together all the ingredients under the balsamic marinade. Take 1 tbsp of this mix and add to a large bowl along with the tomatoes and asparagus. Toss evenly and refrigerate
2. Add the remaining marinade to into a large bag along with the chicken. Marinate for 30 minutes to 4 hours
3. Allow the chicken sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes when it is ready to grill. Grease and preheat the grill on medium heat for 375-450 degree F. Grill the chicken for 5 to 7 minutes on one side or until the chicken is well cooked
4. Remove the chicken and allow it to rest for a few minutes before slicing
5. Grease the grill and turn it to high heat. Grill the asparagus on one side for 2 minutes and then turn. Once cooled cut them diagonally into 2 inch pieces
6. For balsamic reduction dressing, bring the balsamic vinegar to boil in a pan and then reduce the heat to sim stirring often
7. Cook until the volume is reduced to half. It will take approximately 8 minutes to reach the consistency. Mix in the remaining dressing ingredients adding additional milk in a teaspoon at a time if you need a thinner dressing
8. Toss basil, spinach, tomatoes, asparagus and mozzarella in a large bowl. Top it with chicken, avocado and bacon. Drizzle individual servings with balsamic reduction dressing

6. Spiedies Recipe

Spiedies are known to be the pride and something that gives immense joy to the residents of Greater Binghamton area of New York. The biggest party of this area is celebrated with this dish. It is known as the Spiedie festival and Balloon rally.

Serves: 12
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ready: 30 minutes

Ingredients
• 5 lb chicken cubed
• 2 cups of olive oil
• 1 cup white vinegar
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• 5 cloves of garlic minced
• 2 tsp salt
• 2 tsp dried oregano
• 1 tbsp garlic salt
• 3 tbsp dried mint crushed
• 2 tbsp dried basil
• 1 tsp black pepper crushed
• 12 wooden skewers soaked in water for 30 minutes

Directions to make
1. Place the cubed chicken into a large resealable plastic bag and add all the ingredients mentioned above and mix. Seal and shake until combined well. Refrigerate for 3-4 days with occasional shaking of the contents every 6 hours
2. Preheat the grill to medium high heat and lightly baste with oil. When ready to cook remove meat from the marinade and place it on the skewers
3. Place the skewers on the grill and cook turning them every three minutes until cooked through. The internal temperature of the meat should reach 170 degrees F, but be careful not to overcook or else the meat will turn dry. Serve it on hog dogs or Italian bread

7. Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes and Grilled Chicken

Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes and Grilled Chicken

This is a light recipe ideal for the summers with zucchini noodle pasta that is tossed in fresh basil pesto with roasted tomatoes and the tasty grilled chicken.

Ingredients
• 1 pint cherry tomatoes cut into half
• 1 tbsp oil
• Salt and pepper according to taste
• 1 pound boneless chicken breast, skinless
• 4 medium zucchini sliced into noodles
• ½ cup basil pesto

Cooking Instructions
1. Toss the tomatoes in oil. Mix in salt and pepper according to taste and place on a baking sheet in a single layer.
2. Roast it over a preheated 400 degree F oven until it starts to caramelize for about 10-15 minutes
3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and grill it over medium to high heat for about 3-5 minutes per side. Once done, keep it aside and then slice
4. Add zucchini noodles to the pan and cook them until they are tender for about 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally
5. Toss the zucchini noodles, chicken and tomatoes in the pesto and enjoy the meal

8. Easy Grilled Chicken Teriyaki

This recipe involves chicken breast marinated in teriyaki sauce, garlic, lemon, and sesame oil and then grilled for a tasty variety of grilled chicken. This is very easy to make and is perfect for the summers.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ready: 30 minutes

Ingredients
• 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
• ¾ cup teriyaki sauce
• ¼ cup lemon juice
• 2 tsp garlic minced
• 2 tsp sesame oil

Directions

1. Place the chicken and teriyaki sauce, garlic, lemon juice and sesame oil in a large resealable bag. Seal the bag and shake all the ingredients to coat evenly. Refrigerate for an hour
2. Preheat the grill on high heat and oil the grill. Remove the chicken from the bag and discard the extra marinade. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes or until the juices dry

9. Bacon Barbeque Chicken Bombs

As the name suggests, these chicken bombs will blast in your mouth as soon as you take a bite. These smoking chicken bombs are warm and right for the summer parties. Not only kids, even adults will love eating these. It has all the ingredients for a perfect holiday brunch.

Serves: 10
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients
• 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts or 10 fillets
• 5 jalapenos de-seeded sliced into half lengthwise
• 4 ounces of cream cheese softened
• 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
• Salt and pepper as per taste
• 20 slices of bacon
• 1 cup barbeque sauce

Cooking Instructions
1. If you are using chicken breasts cut them into lengthwise into thin fillets with each fillet becoming one bomb
2. Crush the fillets between the parchment papers until they are ¼ inch thin
3. Season each fillet with salt and pepper
4. Wash jalapenos, cut them into lengthwise, deseed and clean them from insides
5. Rinse the jalapenos second time
6. In a glass mixing bowl mix the cream cheese and cheddar cheese until they are well blended
7. Take each jalapeno half and fill it with 1 tbsp or little more of cheese mixture
8. Place the jalapeno half cheese side down on the chicken fillets and roll the chicken around jalapeno
9. Wrap 2 pieces of bacon one at a time around the rolled chicken tightly. Start at one end, wrap half fillet and finish the 2nd half with other piece of bacon and tuck the bacon into itself to seal the ends

Grill Version
1. Preheat the grill to 350 degree and place the chicken bombs on the grill to cook over 25-30 minutes roughly
2. Turn the meat every five minutes to ensure it cooks evenly throughout. Baste it with barbeque sauce every time you turn the chicken
3. Just before the bombs are ready, baste it for the last time
4. Ensure that the chicken is cooked thoroughly and there is no juices left
5. Check the chicken with a meat thermometer if it is ready. The reading should show 165 degree otherwise pierce the chicken with a fork
6. Once done, remove from the heat and allow it to rest for five minutes before you serve them

Oven Version
1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place the chicken bombs on the foil lined baking sheet
2. Bake for 20 minutes turning it once to cook the bacon
3. You can change the baking sheet in-between to get rid of the bacon fat if you wish to
4. Reduce the heat to 375 degrees
5. Line another baking sheet or pan and place the chicken bombs on the new one
6. Brush the chicken bombs with barbeque sauce, and then use a spatula to flip them over to the other side. Brush again with sauce and cook for 5-6 minutes
7. Remove from the oven and brush more sauce and place under the broil setting for a few minutes. This will allow the bacon to crisp and the chicken to cook completely
8. Remove from the heat and allow it to rest for 10 minutes before serving
9. Cut ½ to 1 inch slices and enjoy the meal

10. Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

What a delicious combination of honey, mustard and chicken. It is just out of this world.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ready: 35 minutes

Ingredients
• 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
• ¼ cup honey
• 2 tbsp mayonnaise
• 1 tsp steak sauce
• 4 chicken skinless and boneless chicken breast halves

Directions to cook
1. Preheat the grill to medium heat
2. In a shallow bowl mix in honey, mustard, steak sauce and mayonnaise. Leave aside some honey mustard sauce for basting and dip the chicken in the remaining sauce to coat
3. Oil the grill grate. Grill the chicken over indirect heat for 18 to 20 minutes turning them occasionally. Baste the chicken with sauce during the last 10 minutes of cook. Make sure the chicken doesn’t burn

11. Grilled Chicken Tacos with Spiced Mayo and Avocado Salsa

Grilled chick folded into tortillas and topped with a spiced mayo and avocado salsa is one recipe you will look forward to eat this summers. The tortillas are grilled to add some crispiness to them.

Serves: 4-6 servings
Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

For chicken
• ½ teaspoon grated lime zest
• ½ teaspoon ground cumin
• Salt and pepper according to taste
• 4 boneless and skinless chicken breast halves cut into 1-inch cubes
• 1 large yellow onion, cut into ¾ inch pieces
• ½ cup mayonnaise
• Juice of 1 lime
• 1 teaspoon hot sauce

For Avocado Salsa
• 2 large avocados peeled, pitted and diced
• 2 medium Roma tomatoes seeded and finely diced
• 3 green onions minced
• 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
• 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
• ¼ teaspoon hot sauce
• Extra virgin olive oil
• 8 flour tortillas

Instructions to cook
1. If you are using bamboo skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes. If using metal skewers, you can skip this step
2. Preheat the grill to medium heat for about 350 degree to 450 degree F
3. In a large bowl combine lime zest, 1/4th teaspoon cumin, ½ tsp salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Put the chicken pieces into the bowl and toss until it is combined well with the seasonings. Thread the chicken and onion into the skewers
4. In another bowl whisk mayonnaise, 2tbsp lime juice, 1 teaspoon hot sauce, and the rest of the cumin. Add in some water a teaspoon at a time and mix until the consistency is easy for drizzling
5. In another bowl mix together the salsa ingredients and season with salt
6. Brush the skewers with oil and sprinkle salt and pepper. Grill directly over the heat covered for 8 minutes, with occasional turning. Remove from the grill and allow it to rest for a few minutes.
7. Lightly grill the tortillas for 1 to 2 minutes to warm turning once. Slide the chicken and onions off the skewers into a large sized platter. Allow everyone to assemble their own taco with mayo and salsa

12. Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs

Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs

The rosemary ranch chicken kabobs are very tender and so juicy that it will immediately melt in your mouth.

Serves 6
Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ready: 30 minutes

Ingredients
• ½ cup olive oil
• ½ cup ranch dressing
• 3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tbsp fresh rosemary minced
• 1 tsp white vinegar
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• 2 tsp salt or according to taste
• 1 tbsp white sugar or to taste
• 5 boneless skinless chicken breast halves cut into 1 inch cubes

Directions to cook
1. In a medium sized bowl mix in olive oil, ranch dressing, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, rosemary, white vinegar, black pepper, salt and sugar (optional). Allow the mix to stand for five minutes. Add chicken to the bowl and coat it with the marinade. Refrigerate for 30 minutes
2. Preheat the grill to medium- high heat. Lightly oil the grill grate. Thread chicken onto the skewers and discard the marinade
3. Grill the skewers for 8 to 12 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink in the centre

13. Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad

The grilled lemon herb Mediterranean chicken salad is rich in Mediterranean flavors. With so many ingredients this grilled chicken salad is a complete meal.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Marinade Dressing
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• Juice of one lemon
• 2 tbsp water
• 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
• 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
• 2 tsps dried basil
• 2 tsps minced garlic
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 1 tsp salt
• Cracked pepper to taste
• 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillet

Salad
• 4 cups romaine lettuce leaves washed and dried
• 2 Roma tomatoes diced
• 1 large cucumber diced
• 1 red onion sliced
• 1 avocado sliced
• ½ cup pitted kalamata olives sliced ( this is optional)
• Lemon wedges

Cooking Instructions
1. Whisk together all the ingredients under the marinade section in a bowl
2. Pour our half of the marinade mix into a large shallow dish
3. Refrigerate the remaining marinade for dressing later on
4. Add the chicken to the marinade in a bowl and allow it to stay for 20 minutes
5. Prepare for the salad in the meanwhile
6. Take a large mixing bowl and put all the ingredients under the salad section
7. Once the chicken is ready, heat one tablespoon of oil on the grill. Grill the chicken on both sides until it is cooked and brown
8. Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes
9. Slice and arrange it over the salad
10. Drizzle the salad with the remaining marinade
11. Serve it with lemon wedges
12. Add crumbled feta over the salad if you like

14. Unbelievable chicken

Unbelievable grilled chicken recipe

This is an unusual mix of common ingredients that goes into making this chicken. Once you dig your teeth into it, you are sure to love and share it with your loved ones.
Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 16 minutes Ready: 31 minutes

Ingredients

• ¼ cup cider vinegar
• 3 tbsp prepared coarse ground mustard
• 3 clove minced garlic
• 1 lime juice
• ½ lemon juiced
• ½ cup brown sugar
• 1 ½ tsp salt
• 1 ground black pepper
• 6 tbsp olive oil
• 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Cooking Directions

1. Take a large glass bowl and mix in mustard, cider vinegar, garlic, lime juice, lemon juice, salt, pepper and brown sugar. Mix in olive oil and then add the chicken. Cover and marinate for 8 hours or overnight marinations will work just great
2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and slightly oil the grate
3. Cook the chicken for 8 minutes per side or until the juices dry
4. Discard the marinade

15. Grilled Sriracha Hot Wings

Grilled Sriracha Hot Wings

These grilled hot wings will melt in your mouth. It is so full of flavors that you will crave to have more of these. Summer is the best time of the year to try these yummy grilled chicken recipes.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients
• 3 lb chicken wings

Marinade
• 1 tablespoon baking powder
• 1 teaspoon of salt

Sauce
• 4 tbsp melted butter
• 1 tsp minced ginger
• ½ cup Sriracha sauce
• 2 tbsp honey
• 1 ½ tbsp thin soya sauce
• 1 tbsp minced lemon grass
• 2 tbsp lime juice
• 1 tbsp brown sugar

Instructions to cook
1. Sprinkle the chicken wings with baking powder and salt and toss to combine well
2. Marinate overnight
3. Grill the wings by turning them on both sides, until they turn crisp and brown. This will take about 20-30 minutes
4. Remove the wings once done and place it in a large bowl and pour the remaining sauce and toss to coat
5. Serve hot

16. Copycat Cracker Barrel Grilled Chicken Tenderloin

Copycat Cracker Barrel Grilled Chicken Tenderloin
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Cracker barrel is one of the Southern grills all time favorite restaurants. This grilled chicken when served with veggies or on a sandwich or a big green salad, all has a distinct flavor.

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ready: 20 minutes

Ingredients
• ½ cup Italian dressing
• 1 tsp fresh lime juice
• 1 ½ tsp honey
• 1 lb boneless and skinless chicken breast tenders

Directions to cook
1. Mix together the Italian dressing, honey and lime juice. Place the chicken tenders in a resealable plastic bag or a container. Pour the marinade over the chicken and refrigerate for an hour
2. Preheat a non-stick pan or grill. Remove the chicken from the bag and discard the excess marinade. Cook until the juices run clear and the chicken is cooked through

17. Cilantro Chicken

This is an easy to make grilled chicken recipe with the nice flavors of cilantro in each and every bite of the chicken.

Serves:6 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 8 minutes

Ingredients
• 2 1/2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken thighs with fat trimmed
• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
• 1/4 cup garlic minced
• 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
• 3/4 to 1 cup sweet chili sauce

Directions to cook
1. Place the chicken into a large zip bag
2. Put the garlic, cilantro and olive oil into a blender and process the whole mix into a smooth mixture. Scoop the marinade into a bag along with the chicken. Remove the air from the bag and zip it closed. Combine the marinade into the chicken until mixed well
3. Allow it to marinade for a day
4. Preheat the grill to medium high heat and coat with some oil. Remove the chicken from the bag and grill 4 to 5 minutes on one side and once done flip over to the other side or until completely done.
5. Remove the chicken and brush with sweet chili sauce on top

18. Grilled Garlic Lime Chicken

This is a tasty chicken dish with a little bit of spicy kick. You can eat it comfortably with rice as well as with vegetables.

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ready: 25 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 tbsp lime juice
• 2 tbsp vegetable oil
• 1 garlic clove
• 1/4 tsp cumin
• 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast

Directions to Cook
1. Heat the grill over medium high heat. Take a large sized bowl and mix together lime juice, oil, garlic and cumin. Season it with salt and pepper. Rub this on the chicken and place it over the grill
2. Brush it with garlic and lime mixture twice during the cooking. Cook until the meat doesn’t look pink from inside and the juices dry

19. Grilled Chicken Parmigiana

This is a classic grilled chicken recipe that will never go wrong. This is a crisp chicken that is draped in mozzarella and topped with grated parmesan served along with pasta.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ready: 35 minutes

Ingredients
• 2 lb thin cut chicken cutlet
• salt according to taste
• black pepper according to taste
• 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for drizzling, plus 2 tbsp
• 3 clove garlic chopped
• 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
• 1 small yellow onion finely chopped
• 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
• 1 cup fresh basil leaves shredded
• 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
• 1/2 lb smoked mozzarella cheese thinly sliced

Directions to cook
1. Preheat a grill to high
2. Season both the sides of the chicken with salt and black pepper and drizzle with olive oil
3. Cook the chicken for 3-4 minutes on each side and then shift it to a foil covered platter to hold. If you are using a grill pan, cook the chicken in batches
4. Preheat the broiler to high
5. Layer the chicken with tomato sauce in a casserole. Top it with parmesan and mozzarella cheese
6. Brown the casserole under the broiler for 3 minutes or until the cheese has melted

20. Grilled Lemon Chicken Flatbread Wraps with Spicy Garlic Sauce

This is a perfect summer meal. These are not only easy and simple to make, but the flavors are just out of this world.

Yields: 4 wraps

Ingredients
• 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts cubed into bite sized pieces
• Olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic crushed
• 1 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 tsp salt
• pinch or two of black pepper
• 1/2 tsp dried oregano
• 1/2 tsp ground cumin
• 1/4 tsp coriander
• 1/4 tsp paprika
• 4 middle-eastern flatbreads/ pita breads
• Arugula greens
• Sliced tomatoes
• spicy garlic sauce (recipe given below)

Spicy Garlic Sauce Recipe
• 1/2 cup mayonnaise
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 3 cloves garlic pressed
• 1 tbsp tahini
• 2-3 tsp Sriracha
• salt according to taste
• pinch of black pepper
• pinch of cayenne powder
• 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Add all the above ingredients in a bowl and mix together until it is smooth and creamy. Use this sauce immediately or keep refrigerated.

Directions to Cook the Chicken
1. Place the chicken in a medium sized bowl and drizzle 2 tablespoon of oil. Add garlic along with the other ingredients including paprika and mix it with hands. The seasoning and spices should mix well with the chicken.
2. Use a bamboo skewer for the chicken. Allow the chicken to marinade for about 20 minutes or even overnight marinade will be just great
3. Place a grill pan over medium to high heat and drizzle with little oil. Once the oil is hot place the chicken skewers into the pan and cook for about 6-8 minutes. Turn them occasionally and don’t allow it to char. Once done, allow it to rest, lightly covered with foil for about 5-10 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skewers and leave aside
4. Add some spicy garlic sauce onto the flatbreads, followed by the greens, sliced tomatoes and a skewer worth of chicken. Drizzle generous amount of spicy garlic sauce and fold the sides towards the middle to form a wrap

21. Skinny Balsamic Chicken with Herbs

This is a very simple recipe that never fails the impress even the pricky eaters.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ready: 25 minutes

Ingredients
• 2 Tbsp Italian flat leaf parsley chopped
• 2 tsp fresh rosemary minced
• 2 tsp fresh thyme chopped
• 1 tsp dried sage
• 3 cloves garlic minced
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
• salt to taste
• black pepper freshly ground to taste
• 1 1/2 boneless skinless chicken breast

Directions to Cook
1. Add rosemary, parsley, sage, thyme, garlic, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and black pepper to a blender and blend to combine. Place the chicken in a glass dish and pour the marinade over the chicken. Cover and marinate and keep refrigerated for atleast 2 hour or 24 hours
2. Preheat the grill over medium-high heat
3. Remove the chicken from the dish and discard the marinade. Grill for 6-7 minutes each side or until the chicken is no longer pink from inside
4. Serve hot

22. Grilled Barbeque Chicken and Vegetables in Foil

Grilled chicken and barbeque flavor go hand in hand. The sweet barbeque sauce adds a nice tinge of flavor to the chicken making it absolutely delicious to eat.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients
• 8 aluminum foil sheets that is large enough to wrap around one chicken breast
• 4, 4 ounces each boneless, skinless chicken breasts
• 1/2 cup barbeque sauce
• 1 zucchini sliced into thin slices
• 1 red, green or yellow bell pepper cut into thin stripes
• 8 asparagus spears
• salt and freshly ground peppers
• extra virgin olive oil

Instructions
1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat
2. For each foil pack prepare two sheets of aluminum foil. Place the sheets one on top of another for durability
3. Place chicken on each foil and season with salt and pepper
4. Brush chicken breast with 1-2 tbsp of barbeque sauce
5. Divide the vegetable equally and arrange around the chicken and season with salt and pepper
6. Drizzle chicken and vegetable with little olive oil
7. Fold the sides of the foil over the chicken and seal from all sides
8. Transfer the foil packets to the grill rack and cook for about 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is done
9. The chicken is done once the thermometer reads 165 degree F
10. Let the chicken rest for a few minutes, Serve

If you are cooking this in the oven
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degree F
2. Prepare chicken as shown above
3. Seal the packets properly and place it to a baking sheet
4. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until it is cooked
5. Remove and carefully open the foil and put the packets under the broiler for 3 to 5 minutes
6. Remove from the broiler
7.Brush barbeque sauce if required, Serve

23. Low Fat Pineapple Chicken Tenders

Planning a nice dinner for your friends and family this summer, then this chicken tenders should feature on your dinner table.

Serves: 10
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Total: 25 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 cup pineapple juice
• 1/2 cup brown sugar
• 1/3 cup light soya sauce
• 2 lb chicken breast tenderloins or strips

Directions to Cook
1. Take a small saucepan and add pineapple juice, brown sugar and soy sauce. Remove from heat just before the mix comes to a boil
2. Place the chicken tenders in a bowl. Cover with pineapple marinade and put it back into the refrigerator for 30 minutes
3. Preheat the grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate. Thread the chicken onto the skewers lengthwise
4. Grill the chicken for 5 minutes per side or until it is cooked through

24. Lemon Ricotta Parmesan Pasta with Spinach and Grilled Chicken

What a combination of lemon, ricotta and pasta! This combination when put together along with the grilled chicken, you will have a nice hearty Italian and Greek inspired dish that is difficult to resist.

Serves:5

Ingredients
• 1 lb grilled chicken breasts cut into strips
• 1 lb dry linguine or spaghetti
• salt and fresh ground pepper according to taste
• 1 cup reserved pasta water
• 6 oz fresh baby spinach steamed
• 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 1 1/2 tsp lemon zest
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• 1 1/2 cups part skim ricotta
• 1/2 cup finely shredded parmesan

Cooking Instructions
1. Cook the pasta in salt water according to the instruction on the package. Reserve a cup of pasta water and drain the rest
2. Once drained, return the pasta to the pot. Set the pot over medium-high heat and add olive oil, lemon zest, ricotta, lemon juice, 1/2 cup hot reserved pasta water and parmesan. Toss to evenly coat.
3. Add in more pasta water to make it thin. Season with salt and pepper according to taste. Cook and toss for about 3 minutes until the ricotta is heated through
4. Toss in the spinach and grilled chicken
5. Serve warm and top it with parmesan if desired

25. Delicious Marinated Chicken Breasts

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ready: 30 minutes

Ingredients
• 1-2 tbsp of vinegar like balsamic, cider or red wine
• 2 to 3 tsp of dried herbs like thyme, rosemary, oregano or crumbled bay leaf
• 1 to 2 tbsp of mustard whole grain or Dijon
• 1-2 tsp of garlic or onion powder optional
• 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
• salt according to taste
• black pepper freshly ground according to taste
• 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast each of 6 oz

Cooking Instructions
1. Mix in vinegar, herbs, mustard, powders if using and olive oil in a large plastic bag
2. Seal the bag and mix in the entire ingredients well. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and place in the bag. Seal and shake to coat the chicken. Marinate in the refrigerator or freeze for 2 weeks
3. Thaw the chicken if frozen. Heat the grill or pan. Cook the chicken for 7 to 10 minutes on each side or until the juices run dry. Make sure the meat is not pink in the center. You can bake the chicken in a preheated oven to 375 degree F, for 35-40 minutes

26. Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast

Easiest chicken grill recipe that anyone can make easily this summer

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ready: 35 minutes

Ingredients
• 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
• 2 lemons juiced
• 2 tbsp minced garlic
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
• 1/3 tsp paprika
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Directions to Cook
1. Take a large bowl and mix together lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, paprika and oregano. Add the chicken and mix is properly to cover the marinade. Cover and refrigerate it overnight
2. Preheat the oven to medium high heat and lightly oil the grate
3. Place the chicken on to the grill and discard any extra marinade. Cook for 10-12 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked through

27. Grilled Salsa Verde Chicken

This grilled chicken recipes will make you say “ole”

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 jar salsa verde, divided
• 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 1/2 lime juice
• 2 cloves minced garlic
• 1/2 tsp chili powder
• 1/2 tsp ground cumin
• 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
• 4 slices Monterey jack
• 1 jalapeno thinly sliced
• 1/2 red onion chopped finely
• 2 tbsp freshly chopped cilantro
• Lime wedges

Cooking Instructions
1. In a large sized bowl mix together 1/2 cup salsa verde, lime juice, olive oil, chili, garlic and cumin. Reserve 1/2 cup of salsa verde for basting later the chicken and 1/2 cup for serving. Add the chicken to this mix and toss until covered fully. Allow it to sit for 20 minutes
2. Preheat the grill to medium high heat and then add the chicken and cook for 6 minutes. Flip the chicken and brush the breast with more salsa verde and cook for 6 minutes
3. Top each piece of chicken with a slice of Monterey jack, red onion and jalapeno. Cover this and cook until the cheese has melted and the chicken is done. This will take around 4 minutes

28. Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

Dig into these yummy looking chicken skewers that will melt in your mouth.

Serves: 4 Prep time: 25 minutes Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients
• 1/2 c barbeque sauce
• 1/3 c soy sauce
• 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
• 2 tsp sesame oil
• 2 cloves garlic minced
• 1 tbsp ginger minced
• 1 tsp honey
• kosher salt
• 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
• 2 chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
• 2 c. Cubed pineapple
• 2 green bell peppers diced
• 1 red onion diced
• White rice for serving
• 2 tsp cilantro

Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium heat
2. Take a large bowl and whisk in barbeque sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, oil, garlic, ginger, and honey until combined well. Season with salt and red pepper flakes
3. Build the skewers by arranging the chicken, pineapple, bell peppers and onions alternatively. Place on a baking tray and pour the marinade over
4. Place the skewers on the grill and brush the reserved marinade. Cook for five minutes and flip. Brush the other side also with the marinade
5. Cook until the chicken is through
6. Serve with white rice and cilantro on top

29. California Grilled Chicken

Delicious grilled chicken; the love of most Californians

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
• 3/4 c. Balsamic vinegar
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 2 tbsp honey
• 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
• 2 tsp Italian seasoning
• kosher salt
• freshly ground black pepper
• 4 boneless skinless chicken breast
• 4 slices of mozzarella
• 4 slices avocado
• 4 slices tomatoes
• 2 tbsp sliced basil
• balsamic glaze for drizzling

Cooking Instructions
1. In a small bowl mix together balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic powder, oil and Italian seasoning and season with sufficient salt and pepper. Pour this over the chicken breasts and marinate for 20 minutes
2. Heat the grill to medium high. Grill the chicken until the temperature reaches 170 degrees F on the meat temperature
3. Top the chicken with mozzarella, tomato, avocado and cover the grill to melt. This will take 2 minutes
4. Garnish with basil and drizzle the balsamic glaze

30. Greek Chicken Kebabs

Love Mediterranean food, then you should try this one out

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients
• 1 c. Extra virgin olive oil divided
• 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
• 1 tbsp dried oregano
• kosher salt
• Freshly ground black pepper
• 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
• 2 large zucchini cut into half moons
• 1 c. Chopped red onion in 1 inch pieces
• 4 pitas
• 1/2 c crumbled feta
• 1/4 c. Torn fresh dill

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat the grill to medium.
2. Make the marinade in a large bowl by whisking in 3/4 cup olive oil, vinegar and oregano and seasoning with salt and pepper. Mix together well and reserve half for later
3. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss well to combine
4. Skewer chicken with zucchini and red onion. Drizzle the remaining olive oil on the skewers and season with salt and pepper
5. Grill over medium heat until charred and cooked with 5 minutes cooking time for each side. Transfer to a plate
6. Grill pita for 30 seconds

Serve skewers in pita and top it up with dill, feta and the remaining marinade

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