This grilled chicken breast recipe is boneless skinless bird breasts soaked in a flavorful garlic and herb marinade, then grilled to golden brown perfection. A staple recipe that is best for summertime wonderful!
- 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon parsley leaves chopped, plus more for garnish
- 1 tablespoon thyme leaves chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
Place the chicken breasts in a bowl or resealable gallon-sized bag.
In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, soy sauce, lemon zest, parsley, thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic.
Pour the marinade over the chicken. Marinate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
Heat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan to medium. Add the chicken in a single layer.
Cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers 165 degrees F.
Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with additional parsley for garnish, then slice and serve.
Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 582mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1.8mg