Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

It’s good to have a number of grilled chicken breast recipes in your file because they are easy to prepare. You can make a variety of chicken dinners with grilled chicken breast recipes just by changing the marinade, sauce or seasonings. Here is a basic grilled chicken breast recipe to start with and then a couple of recipes for herb butters.

Chicken on the grill is a summer favorite that we look forward to all the long winter. There’s nothing like the flavor of chicken cooked outside on the grill. You can fix up your favorite grilled chicken breast recipes and take them camping. Load up a cooler with chicken prepared for grilling and what a nice meal you will have around the camp fire.

Plan some leftover grilled chicken breast recipes.  It’s good to throw a few extra chicken breasts on the grill and keep them on hand in either the fridge or the freezer.  These are great for slicing up and serving on a salad.  It’s a great way to add protein and turn a salad into a main dish meal.  Chop up grilled chicken breasts and use them to make chicken Alfredo or drop them into tortilla soup.  Leftover grilled chicken breast recipes such as these can easily be factored into your menus with just a little planning ahead.

 

Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

Ingredients for Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

How to Prepare this Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe

Put chicken breasts in a glass bowl and coat with oil mixture.
Grill about 5 minutes per side depending on the size.
Pierce the thickest piece with a fork and check to see if juices run clear.  If so they are done.

Serve with one of the butters below.

 

Herb Butters for Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

Sage  and garlic both go very well with chicken.

Sage Butter

2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic cloves
1 teaspoon ground sage

Bring the butter to room temperature.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Serve with grilled chicken breasts.

Garlic Butter

1 cup butter
4 cloves garlic, minced fine
1 teaspoon garlic salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper

Bring the butter to room temperature.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Serve with grilled chicken breasts.

You may form this into balls with a melon baller and store it in the fridge or freezer to use as needed.  Also good on other meats and vegetables.

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  1. Yum! Grilled chicken breast recipes! You are like the chicken master girl!

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