This Simple Grilled Chicken Recipe has a lemon, garlic, and herb marinade that makes for the absolute best grilled chicken. You’ll make this recipe again and again!

Grilled Chicken on a cutting board with lemon wedges.

This recipe for Grilled Chicken Breasts is so simple, but packs a lot of flavor. It can be made on a gas grill, charcoal grill, or indoors on a grill pan or electric grill. Mix and match the herbs with fresh or dried herbs of your choice to switch things up. The lemon and garlic will pair well with almost any herb combination so you can experiment to your hearts desire.

How long do you cook chicken breast on the grill?

The amount of time necessary to cook chicken breasts thoroughly depends on the size and thickness of the chicken breasts. An average chicken breast takes somewhere between 10 and 14 minutes on a grill over medium-high heat to reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit, or 5 to 7 minutes per side.

How do you make grilled chicken without a grill?

You can grill chicken indoors using a grill pan or electric grill. Our favorite grill pan is made out of cast iron. Well seasoned cast iron can bring a lot of flavor to your food.

Close up of Grilled Chicken Breasts with lemon wedges.

Can I use this recipe for grilled chicken thighs?

Yes! This recipe can be used to make grilled chicken thighs. Depending on the size and thickness of your chicken thighs, you may need to increase the grilling time on this recipe to ensure that the chicken reaches a safe internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.


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