Our 20 Best Grilled Chicken Recipes

Grilled chicken has to be one of the most versatile, and one of the tastiest, summer cookout dishes
Chicken Fajita


Stuff your tortillas with spiced grilled chicken for a smoky fajita.

Grilled chicken is a backyard cookout staple, but it tends to have a bad reputation. It’s often served up as an overcooked, flavorless dish, which no one is tempted to eat, no matter how healthy it claims to be. However, by marinating the chicken before cooking it, basting it while it grills, and serving it with a flavor-packed sauce, grilled chicken can be transformed into the tastiest barbecue dish. These 20 recipes will convince you that grilled chicken can be much more than the health-obsessive’s cookout choice.

Our 20 Best Grilled Chicken Recipes (Slideshow)

Whether you’re looking for a quick, simple recipe, an indulgent and rich cookout party treat, or an intricate and fancy show-off dinner party dish, grilled chicken can fit your needs. Try to plan a little ahead of time as the more time the chicken is marinated for, the juicier and tastier it will be. If you prepare the chicken and the marinade the night before, the next evening you simply need to get the chicken on the grill: Making dinner has never been easier.

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Chicken in all forms is perfect for grilling. Stand a whole chicken up on a half-full beer can for the most impressive cookout centerpiece, grill chicken breasts and serve with a refreshing Greek tzatziki sauce, barbecue your tangy chicken wings, cook cubes of spiced chicken on skewers, or transform ground chicken into burgers to be enjoyed in a classic bun with all your favorite toppings. There is no-end of fantastic grilled chicken options, and these are our 20 favorites.

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