Chicken recipes

Best Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breasts can be the epitome of dull. Too frequently they are dried out or rubbery. But whilst soaked in an extraordinary-quick marinade — with balsamic, brown sugar, and dried thyme — you’re assured deliciousness.

Best Grilled Chicken Breast

Best Grilled Chicken Breast


1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. brown sugar
cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried rosemary
chicken breasts

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, garlic, and dried herbs, and season generously with salt and pepper. Reserve ¼ cup.
  2. Add chicken to the bowl and toss to combine. Let marinate at least 20 minutes and up to overnight.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high. Add chicken and grill, basting with reserved marinade, until cooked through, 6 minutes per side.
  4. Garnish with parsley before serving.

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