Grilled Chicken Breasts

Notes: If making up to 1 day ahead, cover and chill.

This recipe goes with Chicken and Pear Spinach Salad, Chicken Salad in Pineapple Boats

Yield: Makes about 1 pound cooked chicken; 4 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 187
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Protein: 35g
  • Fat: 4.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.0g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 84mg
  • Cholesterol: 96mg


  • 4 boned, skinned chicken breast halves (about 5 oz. each)


  1. 1. Rinse chicken; pat dry. Trim off and discard any excess fat.
  2. 2. Set breasts on an oiled grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals or high heat on a gas grill (you can hold your hand at grill level only 2 to 3 seconds); close lid on gas grill. Cook chicken, turning once, until no longer pink in center of thickest part (cut to test), 7 to 9 minutes. Serve hot or cold.
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