Top 10 Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken breasts might just be the most versatile meat you can throw on your grill. Whether by themselves or in Chicken Breast Sandwiches or Grilled Chicken Salads, there isn't much this lean cut of chicken can't do. The secret is to prevent them from drying out by using a marinade and grilling them hot and fast. Here are 10 chicken breast recipes you've just got to try.

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    Lemon-Rosemary Chicken
    Lemon-Rosemary Chicken. Dennis Gottlieb/Getty Images

    This simple grilled chicken breast dish can be served with grilled vegetables or diced and used in a salad.

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    Lemon Thyme Chicken
    Lemon Thyme Chicken. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    This is a quick and easy way to get delicious tender chicken breasts. Grill them hot and fast and enjoy with your favorite side dish.

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    Grilled Caprese Chicken
    Grilled Caprese Chicken. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    This is a Caprese lovers treat. Marinated with basil and lemon, the chicken is taken to the grill, then topped with fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, and a balsamic reduction. A healthy and delicious meal for any day of the week.

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    Jamaican Jerk Chicken
    Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ Inc.

    This Jamaican Jerk Chicken is marinated, unlike other recipes that simply call for a jerk rub.

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    Apple and Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts
    Apple and Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts. Noel Barnhurst/Getty Images

    The combination of the apple jelly, mustard and honey makes a fantastic glaze for chicken, as well as pork. Keep as much of this thick marinade on the chicken as possible. This recipe is also great for the smoker.

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    Basil-Tomato Chicken Breasts
    Basil-Tomato Chicken Breasts. Lisa Hubbard/Getty Images

    This is a great way to prepare chicken breasts. The combination of tomatoes, basil, and balsamic vinegar gives this dish an Italian-inspired flavor. 

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    Grilled Chicken and Mozzarella Panini
    Grilled Chicken and Mozzarella Panini. clubfoto/Getty Images

    This is a delicious grilled chicken panini recipe that's super simple to make. You can add or substitute any of the ingredients to suit your needs.

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    Grilled Lemon-Ginger Chicken
    Grilled Lemon-Ginger Chicken. Alexandra Grablewski/Getty Images

    If you're looking to cut calories but still want to enjoy a delicious piece of grilled chicken, then this recipe for you. These chicken breasts can also be sliced and placed on top a fresh green salad and put on a sandwich.

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    Tandoori-Style Chicken Breasts
    Tandoori-Style Chicken Breasts. Sabrina S. Baksh/Regarding BBQ Inc.

    These grilled chicken breasts are marinated in a flavorful buttermilk and spice mixture then placed on the grill. Reserve the marinade and brush on during the first half of cooking. Slice and serve in salads, wraps, sandwiches, or with your favorite Indian-inspired side dish.

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    Chicken Yakitori
    Chicken Yakitori. hana/imagenavi/Getty Images

    Yakitori are traditional style Japanese kebabs usually served by street vendors accompanied by a nice cold beer.