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Boneless Grilled Chicken Breast

Boneless grilled chicken breast can be juicy and delicious every time with the right preparation and cooking techniques. 

easy boneless grilled chicken breast

Without the proper preparation boneless grilled chicken breast can be very dry, bland and boring to eat. We eat a lot of grilled chicken, and especially now that it’s grilled season there’s no better way to cook it. A lot of people don’t like leftovers but in our house we do leftovers. So we grill a big batch of chicken breast and eat it all week. I change up the sides but it’s always a vegetable. We are trying to eat healthy and with a 10 month old this has been a relatively easy way for us to do so. 

The process we use is easy and doesn’t take very long….but it makes a big difference in the way the chicken tastes. 

First of all you need a meat tenderizer  to help flatten the chicken. We do this step every time and it’s crucial for juicy chicken breast. I layer the chicken between wax paper or sedan wrap and use the flat side of the meat mallet and pound lightly until it’s all even in thickness. 

easy grilled chicken breast

After your chicken has reached a temperature of 165 degrees let it rest for about 5-10 minutes on a platter under an aluminum foil tent. 

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do…after all, we eat it All.The.Time! 🙂

boneless grilled chicken breast

Boneless Grilled Chicken Breast
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Ingredients
  1. 4 chicken breast flattened to even thickness
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  4. 1 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  5. 1 1/4 teaspoons pepper (more or less to taste)
Instructions
  1. Rinse chicken and place on wax paper or seran wrap
  2. Cover tops with more paper
  3. Use a mallet and flatten chicken
  4. Remove top paper and sprinkle with seasonings, flip over and sprinkle other side as well
  5. Let chicken rest while the grill is heating
  6. Clean grill
  7. Spray grates on grill so chicken won't stick
  8. Get grill very hot
  9. Make sure grill is 425 degrees
  10. Place chicken on grill in the middle, parallel to grates and 3/4 of the way to the back
  11. Cook with lid closed for 6 min
  12. Flip
  13. Close lid and cook for 6 more min
  14. Check and see if the juices are clear at this point and cook for 2 more minutes.
  15. Remove from grill and insert a thermometer and make sure internal temperature is 165 degrees
  16. Place on a platter and cover with foil for 5-10 min before eating.
Notes
  1. We use a grill nonstick cooking spray to spray the grates.
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Born and raised in Southern Illinois. My journey has brought me to Louisville, Ky where I live with my architect husband, Jason and our little dog, Fonzie. We enjoy exploring our city and eating good food. I am happy to be able to share great recipes with you and snap some photos along the way. I sincerely hope you enjoy exploring my blog as much as I have enjoyed creating it!

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