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Easy Grilled Chicken Recipe

Grilled Chicken Recipe

Grilled Chicken is marinated chicken, browned and charred to perfection. In this recipe, learn how to grill perfectly moist and tasty chicken breasts!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 chicken breasts
Calories 454 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • Olive oil for grilling


  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced onion
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine all marinade ingredients in a large bowl or freezer bag.
  2. Pierce chicken breasts with a fork a few times, and place it into the marinade.
  3. Marinate for 30 minutes or up to 4 hours before cooking.
  4. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Or place a cast-iron grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush it well with olive oil.
  5. Grill chicken on each side 7-8 minutes or until no longer pink in the center and chicken reaches 165°F.
  6. Rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

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Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 454 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 222mg10%
Potassium 259mg7%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 7.5mg9%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.