Best Grilled Chicken

Posted: July 20

Time: 9 hours

Yield: 6 servings

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It's bold to declare a dish "The Best Grilled Chicken." How can we be so sure? After all, everyone is convinced that their grill boasts the best poultry. Take a bite of the Best Grilled Chicken, though, and you'll wonder how anyone could disagree! Marinated in a tangy, sweet, and sour sauce with notes of garlic and lemon, then grilled to a perfect 165 degrees F for maximum juiciness and savoriness, this chicken pops with powerful flavors that draw you back. Be careful, this chicken might just overshadow everything else at the next cookouts.


• 1/4 cup cider vinegar • 3 tablespoons prepared coarse-ground mustard • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced • 1 lime, juiced • 1/2 lemon, juiced • 1/2 cup brown sugar • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt • ground black pepper, to taste • 6 tablespoons olive oil • 6 chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless


Step 1

In a large glass bowl, mix the cider vinegar, mustard, garlic, lime juice, lemon juice, brown sugar, salt, and pepper together.

Step 2

Whisk in the olive oil.

Step 3

Place the chicken in the mixture, making sure it is coated all over.

Step 4

Cover and marinate the chicken in the bowl for at least 8 hours and up to overnight.

Step 5

Preheat the grill to high heat.

Step 6

Lightly oil the grill grate.

Step 7

Place the chicken on the prepared grill and cook until the juices run clear and the chicken reaches 165 degrees F internally, about 6-8 minutes per side.

Step 8


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