Grilled Chicken Recipes

Our best grilled chicken recipes will be a hit at your next cookout. Check out our favorite BBQ chicken, chicken wings, jerk chicken and more from Food Network.

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Grilled Chicken with Charred Lemon and Heirloom Tomatoes

Served with grilled scallions and onions, thickly sliced heirloom tomatoes and charred lemon slices, Scott Conant's juicy grilled chicken is perfect for a summer cookout.

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Bobby's Grilled Yucatan Chicken Skewers

One of Bobby's favorite things to cook on skewers is flavorful chicken thighs.

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The Neelys' Honey Orange BBQ Chicken

Pat marinates this chicken overnight for maximum flavor and then grills it to perfection.

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Tyler's Ultimate Barbecued Chicken

Tyler starts out with flavorful chicken legs and thighs, brines them to make them extra juicy and then takes it over the top with his homemade smoky-sweet Ultimate Barbecue Sauce.

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Pat's Beer Can Chicken

This Beer Can Chicken stands apart from the crowd thanks to the Neelys' out-of-this-world spice rub, a mixture of aromatic cumin, thyme and oregano, smoky paprika and a little kick of spicy cayenne pepper.

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Giada's Grilled Chicken With Basil Dressing

Giada marinates her chicken in lemon juice and fennel seeds before grilling and then serves with a zesty, garlicky basil sauce.

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Tequila Lime Chicken

The refreshing taste of classic lime margaritas shines through in Ina's crispy yet moist grilled chicken.

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Rachael's BBQ Chicken Burgers

Take a break from beef and try Rachael's easy chicken burgers, spiced up with great barbecue flavor.

Get the Recipe: BBQ Chicken Burgers with Slaw

Gina's Honey Mustard Kiss Wings

Gina brushes her grilled chicken wings with a honey-mustard sauce during the last two minutes of grilling to create a sweet glaze.

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Tyler's Ultimate Jerk Chicken

The fresh herbs and spices in Tyler's jerk marinade evoke the Caribbean and will leave you wanting more of this juicy and irresistible chicken.

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Giada's Grilled Chicken With Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto

Simply grilled chicken is the perfect platform for all of the bright, fresh flavors in this dish: Giada covers each piece with a zesty spread of spinach and pine nut pesto before serving.

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Guy's Chipotle-Mango BBQ Chicken

Sit back and relax with a piece of Guy's crave-worthy barbecue chicken: Bright lemon and cilantro, smoky chipotle peppers and adobo sauce, and sweet, fresh mango hit all the right notes.

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Bobby's Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast Tacos

Bobby layers charred poblanos, sweet barbecue onions, crisp coleslaw and grilled sweet-and-spicy chicken for amazingly flavorful tacos.

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Guy's Caribbean Chicken

Guy marinates chicken breasts in a sweet and spicy mixture before cooking. A squeeze of lime juice just before serving finishes it off.

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Beer Can Chicken

Grilled chicken and beer go hand-in-hand at a summer cookout, and this recipe combines the two. Customize the flavor by using your favorite dry spice rub and a can of your favorite beer.

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The Neelys' Barbecue Chicken

There's no arguing the Neelys know barbecue, and this irresistible chicken is no exception. Italian dressing adds some spice, while the Neelys' own barbecue seasoning and sauce give it plenty of tangy sweetness.

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Foil-Pack Grilled Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken Wings

Toss chicken wings in an addicting sweet-and-spicy rub made with chili powder and light brown sugar, then grill them in foil packets to seal in flavor and ensure cleanup is a breeze.

 

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Bobby's Jerk Rubbed Chicken Thighs With Homemade Mango-Habanero Hot Sauce

Bobby's jerk rub is full of spices and gets a little heat from cayenne pepper. His sweet and spicy mango-habanero sauce adds a fresh zip.

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Jerk Cornish Hens

Cornish hens are covered in a thick jerk sauce — bell peppers and scallions, a spicy Scotch bonnet chile and plenty of herbs and spices — before being grilled until crisp and tender.

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Tangy Barbecue Chicken

Dress up your chicken with this easy sweet and tangy barbecue sauce, and you'll never resort to store-bought again.

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Chinese Chicken Salad with Red Chile Peanut Dressing

Shredded rotisserie chicken makes this salad a filling but still no-cook option. Toss with a peanut dressing and drizzle with chile oil for extra heat.

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Chicken Kebabs with No-Cook Peach Chutney

Aarti uses boneless, skinless chicken thighs in her kebabs, marinating them for up to 8 hours before they hit the grill. Take advantage of fresh summer peaches by serving the kebabs with her sweet and tangy no-cook chutney.

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Top classic Caesar salad with a light and refreshing dressing and grilled chicken for the perfect summer dish.

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Hoisin Chicken With Cucumber Salad

For an Asian-inspired spin on grilled chicken try these hoisin-glazed drumsticks: Jalapeno and lime add spice to the mix, complemented by a cool cucumber salad that packs a tangy bite.

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Chicken Salad Pita With Baba Ghanoush

These little pita pockets are just as tasty as they are healthy, with plenty of chopped fresh veggies, grilled chicken and creamy baba ghanoush.

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Bobby's Grilled Red Chile Buttermilk Chicken With Spicy Mango Honey Glaze

This dish has all of that fried chicken taste by way of the grill. Bobby uses buttermilk to ensure tenderness and moisture in the chicken, but doesn’t stop there. Four types of chile powder, ground coriander, garlic, onion, smoked paprika and cinnamon come together in the marinade.

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Dry Rub Fo Yo Chicken

Add amazing flavor to your chicken with this dry rub and homemade barbecue sauce.

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Asian Barbecued Chicken

Five spice powder gives these chicken halves an Asian-inspired flavor. Get crunch from a side of cucumbers coated in vinegar, honey and sesame oil.

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Chipotle-Mango Barbecue Chicken with Cilantro Chimichurri

Combine fresh parsley and cilantro with garlic and lime juice to create a bright chimichurri sauce that cools down Guy's spicy grilled chicken.

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Chicken Skewers With Grilled Romaine

Even the greens in this dish are grill-ready. Cook skewered chunks of marinated chicken breast or thighs alongside romaine lettuce.

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Beer Can Chicken with Cola Barbecue Sauce

A beer can holds this chicken up while cooking and brings it to a juicy and tender state. Slather the chicken with a cola barbecue sauce that is sweet and savory.

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Sweet and Sour BBQ Chicken Sliders with Pickled Chinese Cabbage and Carrots

Jeff prepares Asian-inspired barbecued chicken with hoisin, honey, soy, five-spice powder, crushed red pepper and sesame oil. He serves it up sandwich style (of course!) in slider rolls for a fun party appetizer.

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Guy's Smoky Grilled Chicken Wings With Pickled Red Chiles, Dates and Fresh Mint

Follow Guy's lead and make these unusual, party-perfect chicken wings on the grill.

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Iron Chef Marc Forgione's Grilled Curry Chicken

"A whole grilled chicken is a really impressive presentation for a barbecue and this curry spice rub is an exotic twist," says Marc.

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Iron Chef Marc Forgione's Marinated Chicken Thighs

Marc says, "This is a great basic marinade for grilling meats, and the pink peppercorns add a nice spicy kick"

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Iron Chef Marc Forgione's Grilled Chicken Breast With Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

"This is a great summertime dish as tomatoes are at their peak during the summer," says Marc. "Serve with some crusty bread to soak up any leftover cherry tomatoes."

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Brick Chicken

A quick and simple technique, cooking chicken under a brick (or two to three heavy cans, if you don't have one around) yields crispy, golden skin and tender meat.

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Quick Chili Molasses Chicken Skewers

Spicy chipotle peppers and sweet molasses give Aida's juicy chicken skewers a flavorful kick.

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Jerk Chicken

Flavorful ingredients like rum, chiles and ginger quickly come together to make the spicy, succulent jerk chicken you (and your grill) have been waiting for.

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Chile-Rubbed Grilled Chicken With Salsa

This light dish highlights fresh tomatoes, tomatillos and red onion, plus ancho chile powder and cumin for subtle heat.

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Mediterranean Mixed Grill

A staple in Mediterranean cuisine, this mixed grill with chicken, eggplant, tomatoes and grilled bread combines earthy flavors for a no-fuss dinner.

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Ree's Grilled Chicken

Ree marinates chicken breasts for roughly 24 hours in a simple yet fragrant mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon, honey and salt. Get great grill marks by letting the chicken cook uninterrupted.

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Lemon-and-Herb-Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

Anne combines lemon juice with fresh sage and fresh rosemary for an earthy marinade. Grill up some halved lemons and serve alongside the chicken for a rustic touch your guests will appreciate.

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Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Chipotle Hot Sauce and Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Grill master Bobby Flay whips up a smoky chipotle sauce for his grilled chicken wings using Dijon mustard, chipotle puree and ancho chile powder. The cool blue cheese-yogurt dip is perfect for cutting the intense smokiness.

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Cherry BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Cherries may seem like an unlikely ingredient to find paired with drumsticks, but the Neelys' homemade cherry barbecue sauce brings out all of the chicken's hidden sweet flavor in the most-perfect way.

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Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken with Harissa

Alex's yogurt marinade ensures the chicken will be juicy and flavorful after grilling. She serves it with a homemade harissa sauce loaded with spices, garlic and roasted red pepper.

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Jerk Chicken Kebabs

Guy marinates chicken breasts in a mixture of spices, peppers, soy sauce and orange juice for a couple of hours before grilling. His fresh mango salsa cools down the juicy chunks of chicken and brings a sunny color to the table.

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Grilled Chicken with Roasted Garlic-Oregano Vinaigrette and Grilled Fingerling Potatoes

Keeping the skin on and the rib bone in the chicken keeps the meat intact and helps it stay nice and moist while it grills.

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Grilled Chicken with Garlic-Herb Dressing

Tyler Florence uses a bright garlic-herb dressing to balance the smoky aroma of the grilled chicken, radicchio and lemons in this Italian-inspired plate.

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The Sandwich King's Fresh Focaccia With Marinated Chicken and Spinach and Artichoke Spread

Fresh Focaccia is Jeff's secret to making this sandwich amazing, while grilled marinated chicken is the star.

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