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Four grilled chicken breasts on parchment paper with fresh herbs and lemon slices.
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Easy Grilled Chicken Breast

The best grilled chicken breast recipe that results in flavorful, juicy chicken every time! Enjoy right away for a simple dinner or store in the fridge for easy meal prep throughout the week.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Marinate Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled chicken breast
Servings: 2 -3


  • 1- 1 ¼ lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice or red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Whisk vinegar, oil, garlic powder, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper in a small bowl until well combined.
    A metal whisk in a bowl of marinade.
  • Place chicken in a shallow dish or 1-gallon sealable plastic bag. Add the marinade, toss to coat and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 12 hours.
    Two chicken breasts sitting in a white bowl of marinade.
  • Remove chicken from the marinade, shake off excess and discard leftover marinade. Heat a grill or grill pan. Once hot, place the chicken on the grill and cook for about 5 minutes per side, until you have grill marks on both sides and the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink. You want the internal chicken temperature to be 165F.
    Three raw seasoned chicken breasts in a grill pan.
  • Enjoy chicken immediately or let cool, package in storage containers and save for later use.


Serving: 1/3 recipe | Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 656mg