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    The 35 BEST Grilled Chicken Recipes

    Fire up the grill! Summer is coming, and we’ve compiled this list of great Grilled Chicken Recipes for you.

    There is an amazing range of flavors here, from all around the world. Whatever tastes you’re craving, there’s some great grilled chicken recipe here for you.

    All of these easy recipes make for perfect weeknight summer dinners, or grilled chicken mains for your next cookout or potluck.

    Cook your way through all of these healthy Grilled Chicken recipes this summer, you’ll never wonder “how to grill chicken?” again!

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    The Best Grilled Chicken Recipes:

    1. Grilled Pollo Asado

    Pollo Asado is well marinated and grilled to perfection chicken. It’s tender and juicy with amazing Mexican flavors seeped all through out the meat. The marinade is the secret for this fabulous char grilled chicken dinner.

    You can have it plain with some guacamole or salsa, or chop it and load tacos and burritos or salad bowls. Great meal prep option for a busy week.

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    2. Chicken Souvlaki

    Chicken Souvlaki – Sometimes, all you need is a few simple ingredients to create some amazing flavors. These Greek skewers are one of those recipes.

    Bite sized chunks of chicken are marinated with lemon juice, oregano and garlic then grilled on skewers. You’re going to love them!

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    3. Jamaican Jerk Chicken

    This Jamaican Jerk Chicken is must if you like some Hot stuff! Completely coated in multiple spices, this chicken will rock your world with flavor.

    Pair with mango salsa and Jamaican rice and peas for a perfect Caribbean meal.

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    4. Grilled Chicken Shawarma

    This Chicken Shawarma recipe is going to be your new favorite grilling recipe. Just a few spices transforms your chicken from regular to incredible.

    You’ll see why this is such a popular recipe in the Middle East.

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    5. Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

    We can’t get enough of these Grilled Chicken Street Tacos!

    Tacos are always a fun meal, but when you’re grilling the chicken the fun factor doubles!

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    6. Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

    Teriyaki Chicken on a stick, great Asian style grilled chicken recipe! They are fun and family friendly meals, get together meals and BBQ party meals. 

    These Teriyaki Chicken Skewers are the ultimate Umami BOMB, thanks to the easy homemade marinade, of course. If you’re looking for a super easy, super quick and super economical meal to feed a large crowd and make them happy, these Asian chicken skewers are your answer.

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    7. Grilled Peruvian Chicken (Pollo a la Brasa)

    This Peruvian Chicken, Pollo a la Brasa, is beautifully marinated and then either grilled or roasted. Serve it with Aji Verde, a Peruvian green sauce, for ultimate flavors!

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    32. Grilled Chicken Tacos

    These Grilled Chicken Tacos are the best! Perfectly marinated chicken nestled in warm corn tortillas, along with simple toppings that compliment the chicken without overpowering.

    Give these quick, easy and budget friendly chicken tacos a try on your busy weeknights, and get ready for rave reviews!

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    8. Grilled BBQ Chicken

    Grilled BBQ Chicken is a summertime must! It’s a standard at cookouts, potlucks, or just for any weekend dinner.

    This recipe features both a dry rub and a sauce, and the results are outstanding!

    Get the Recipe @ playswellwithbutter

    9. Maple Rosemary Grilled Chicken

    Sweet, savory and herby, this Maple Rosemary Grilled Chicken is a great recipe to add to your collection.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    10. Grilled Sweet Chili Lime Chicken

    This Grilled Sweet Chili Lime Chicken has a wonderful Asian glaze.

    Taking less than 30 minutes to grill, this will become one of your favorite recipes of the grilling season.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    11. Grilled Harissa Chicken

    Harissa is a flavorful, smoky and slightly spicy Middle Eastern sauce.

    These chicken thighs are coated in harissa and baked to tender perfections. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    12. Grilled Chicken Wings

    These grilled chicken wings are coated in a flavorful garlic, lemon and herb marinade, then grilled to golden brown perfection.

    A simple, yet satisfying, appetizer or main course that’s easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    13. Grilled Chimichurri Chicken

    Chimichurri is a famous South American steak sauce, but it goes beautifully on grilled chicken, too.

    Once you try this recipe, you’ll come back to it again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    14. Grilled Greek Chicken Salad

    This Grilled Greek Chicken Salad is a wonderful light dinner for the summer.

    It has all of your Mediterranean favorites like tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese and olives. We love this recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    15. Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

    This healthy grilled chicken pasta salad is full of fresh summer flavors and smoky BBQ sauce! The creamy dressing is lightened up with Greek yogurt. A great summer night meal.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    16. Grilled Honey Lime Cilantro Chicken

    The honey, lime and cilantro flavors blend together wonderfully in this next recipe.

    It’s simple, but flavorful, and goes with a variety of sides.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    17. Grilled Chicken Kabobs

    Kebabs are always a fin way to cook meats on the grill. These skewers have chicken and veggies coated in a flavorful seasoning.

    Great cookout contender!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    18. Garlic Herb Grilled Chicken

    This chicken is marinated with tons of fresh herbs, and is a real treat.

    Grill it up along with some veggies and you have a perfect summer meal.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    19. Grilled Chicken Caprese

    Grilled chicken topped with mozzarella, tomato, basil and balsamic… sounds like a winner to us!

    This Italian themed dish is one of our favorite recipes on this list.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    20. Grilled Chicken Satay

    Satay is popular throughout Southeast Asia, and once you taste it, you’ll understand why.

    The flavorful marinade is the secret to these tasty skewers.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    21. Grilled Chicken Bruschetta Sandwich

    If you’re looking for your new favorite lunch, here it is!

    This Grilled Chicken Bruschetta Sandwich is outstanding, loaded with fresh mozzarella and tomatoes to compliment your chicken.

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    22. Grilled Tandoori Chicken

    Tandoori is a popular Indian yogurt marinade, loaded with flavorful spices. The yogurt helps make the chicken tender and juicy.

    If you love big flavors, you have to try this one!

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    23. Chicken Burgers

    Just because chicken is lean, it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. These chicken burgers are as delicious as beef ones. These burgers are packed with mayo and chives for moisture and flavor. Try them tonight and cook them for your next barbeque party.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    24. Pesto Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad

    This Pesto Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad is a great salad-as-a-main for this summer!

    The pesto dressing pairs perfectly with all of the fresh components.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    25. Whole Grilled Chicken with Peaches and Basil Vinaigrette

    Save yourself the hassle of cutting up the chicken, grill it whole! The peaches, blue cheese and basil vinaigrette go great on the side.

    This is a must try recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    26. Mojo Grilled Chicken

    Mojo is a super flavorful Cuban citrus marinade, and it works perfectly on this chicken.

    Serve alongside yellow rice, black beans and sweet plantains for a perfect Latin night!

    Get the Recipe @ easyweeknightrecipes

    27. Grilled Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad

    All of the components of this Grilled Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad go together perfectly!

    It includes walnuts, blue cheese and a honey herb vinaigrette. This makes a great lunch or light dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ thechunkychef

    28. BBQ Chicken Foil Packs

    Foil packs are a fun, easy to clean up, way to prepare your meals. Just wrap the chicken and veggies up together in foil, then grill. Brilliant!

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    29. Moroccan Grilled Chicken

    Give your chicken an exotic twist, Moroccan style!

    With just a few simple ingredients, you can make a marinade that creates magic.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    30. Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is amazing!

    When you try this easy homemade red pepper sauce, you’ll want to put it on everything.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    31. Sticky Grilled Chicken

    BBQ chicken… with an Asian twist. The marinade/sauce is very similar to conventional BBQ sauce, but soy sauce gives it a nice twist.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    33. Grilled Harissa Chicken Thighs

    Harissa Chicken is a hugely flavorful dish using my new favorite flavor bomb, North African harissa.

    If you love big flavors, put harissa chicken on this week’s menu!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    34. Huli Huli Chicken

    This huli huli chicken is chicken thighs marinated in a mixture of pineapple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and spices, then grilled to tender perfection. A tropical meal that’s easy to make and is sure to please any crowd!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    35. Rosemary, Chicken & Peach Salad

    This salad is a perfect lunch option for summer days. Peach slices, grilled rosemary-thyme chicken, charred corn kernels and crisp bacon with the creamiest balsamic dressing… Dig in.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious


    After reading this article, I hope you are inspired to try some of these delicious grilled chicken recipes. As you can see, there is something for everyone in this delicious list.

    Each one is sure to be a hit with friends and family alike. So get out those grills and let’s fire up some of these scrumptious grilled chicken dishes! Bon appetit!

    Pin or bookmark this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    The 35 BEST Grilled Chicken Recipes

    Fire up that grill! Summer is just around the corner, and these great Grilled Chicken Recipes are just what you need to make the most of it!


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