Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast

This chicken dish is excellent with grilled vegetables and roasted potatoes. When the fire reaches medium-high heat and you can hold your hand over the grill for about 5 seconds, then place the chicken on the grill.

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  • 4 large boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tbs minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tbs fresh minced thyme
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbs cracked black pepper
  • zest and juice from one lemon
  • pinch of salt


Place the boneless chicken breasts in a shallow glass container, breast side up.

Season with thyme, pepper, garlic, oil, lemon (juice and zest), salt and olive oil.

Distribute the seasoning evenly over the chicken breasts by rubbing well.

Clean the grill with a grill brush.

Once the grill is clean, rub with an oiled paper towel.

Heat the grill on high for 5 minutes.

Place the chicken breasts, skin side down over the hot grill, reduce the heat to medium and grill for 5 minutes.

Turn the chicken over and grill for another 5 minutes.

Reduce the heat to medium low and finish by cooking for another 5 minutes.

Cook the chicken breasts to an internal temperature of 165°C.


With a recipe like this one, you may want to reach for something companionably aromatic and light-bodied like a Roditis wine from Peloponese..
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