posted January 01, 2020
25+ Delicious Grilled Chicken Recipes
Ah, Grilled Chicken. It’s the perfect meat for lunch, dinner, and anytime you need a tasty entree. This post is jam-packed with all of my unique and flavorful grilled chicken recipes all in one place to help take the guesswork out of dinner prep this week.
Grilled Chicken Recipes
Chicken is one of my favorite proteins to cook on the grill. From grilled chicken breast to wings, I love how versatile chicken is, and how delicious it tastes. Whether it’s marinated, basted, or seasoned with a good rub, there seems to be an infinite number of ways to grill chicken.
Scroll below to check out all of Hey Grill Hey’s grilled chicken recipes. See one of your favorite grilled chicken recipes missing? Leave us a comment, and we’ll try to add your favorite recipe to our list!
Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes
The following recipes are all made with boneless chicken breast, and they are each amazing. Continue scrolling to browse all of Hey Grill Hey’s grilled chicken breast recipes.
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken
This Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken is an explosion of good flavor. Cheese stuffed jalapenos are wrapped in chicken and bacon for a full meal wrapped into one convenient package.
Sweet Heat Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast
Marinated with a Tabasco-infused sauce, this Sweet Heat Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast is the perfect harmony of spicy and sweet. Marinating this chicken infuses it with plenty of flavor while helping to tenderize the chicken.
Grilled Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken
If you’re looking for a hearty, comforting chicken dinner, this Grilled Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken is flavorful and filling. The cheesy filling becomes gooey and delicious, and the bacon cooks up nice and crisp, making it the perfect marriage of flavor and texture.
Kettle Brand Chip Crusted Chicken with Bacon and Cheese
By combining Kettle brand chips, perfectly grilled chicken breast, and cheese, bacon, and jalapenos, this Kettle Brand Chip Crusted Chicken with Bacon and Cheese is the ultimate dinner. It’s also quick and easy to make, helping to eliminate weekday stress.
Sweet and Spicy Chicken Bacon Lollipops
So while these Sweet and Spicy Chicken Bacon Lollipops aren’t actually lollipops, they’re so good, you’ll begin to think of them as BBQ candy. Seasoned with a hot pepper seasoning and topped with a sweet pepper jelly, these are perfect pinwheels of chicken goodness that come with just the right amount of kick.
Wood Fired Pizza with Red Pesto and Grilled Chicken
Simply seasoned grilled chicken breast, red pesto, mozzarella, tomatoes, and fresh basil leaves come together to make the most amazing Wood Fired Pizza with Red Pesto and Grilled Chicken. If you have yet to try pizza on your grill, now is most definitely the time!
Cowboy Style Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Piled high with ALL the toppings, my recipe for this Cowboy Style Grilled Chicken Sandwich tops grilled chicken with peppered bacon, onion rings, pickled jalapenos, and plenty of BBQ sauce. It’s the ultimate grilled chicken sandwich when you’ve got a BIG appetite.
Buffalo Chicken and Pierogy Skillet
If you’re as much of a buffalo chicken fan as I am, you’ll find this Buffalo Chicken and Pierogy Skillet a perfect all-in-one dinner with quick and painless cleanup. Using shredded chicken breast for this recipe keeps it good and flavorful.
BBQ Chicken Nachos
Nachos are ideal for multiple occasions. Whether you’re tailgating, snacking, watching a movie, or needing a weekend afternoon snack, these BBQ Chicken Nachos will satisfy in any situation.
Grilled Chicken Thigh Recipes
When you’re looking for some good, flavorful dark chicken meat, chicken thighs are the way to go. These grilled chicken thigh recipes are tender, juicy, and simply bursting with flavor. Thighs have my heart, and you can’t go wrong with any of these recipes.
Grilled Chicken Thighs
If you’re looking for a fast and flavorful weekday dinner, look no further than these Grilled Chicken Thighs. They have a fresh garlic herb marinade that tenderizes and infuses the chicken thighs with all sorts of good flavor.
Smoky Grilled Chicken Thighs
If you have some frozen chicken thighs stashed away in your freezer, this recipe post for Smoky Grilled Chicken Thighs walks you through taking your chicken thighs straight from frozen to grilled while still maintaining moisture and flavor.
Chicken Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuit Crust
On cool nights when you have a hankering for something warm and comforting, try my Chicken Pot Pie with Cheddar Biscuit Crust here. Part chicken pot pie, part golden cheesy biscuit, this meal is cooked entirely in a cast iron skillet, making cleanup a breeze.
Grilled Chicken Leg Recipes
Have some chicken legs on hand and wondering the best way to cook them on the grill? Scroll below for a handful of tasty ideas on how to cook drumsticks, legs, and more!
Grilled Chicken Drumsticks
With only 4 ingredients to its name, these Grilled Chicken Drumsticks are glazed with a sticky teriyaki BBQ sauce that packs them with flavor and makes them finger-licking good!
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Lollipops
These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Lollipops are seasoned with my signature sweet rub, wrapped in bacon, slathered in sweet whiskey peach BBQ sauce, and grilled nice and slow for the ultimate meat candy on a stick treat.
Honey Garlic Chicken Lollipops
Chicken legs are notoriously messy to eat, so why not embrace the mess with this recipe for Honey Garlic Chicken Lollipops? By marinating the drumsticks first with a sweet garlic dressing, this chicken comes out sweet and savory without overpowering the flavor of the chicken itself.
Grilled Chicken Wings Recipes
Chicken wings are my favorite appetizer on game day or when tailgating. They’re easy to make and easy to eat. Plus, if you make a few extra dipping sauces, you can keep just about everyone satisfied!
Grilled Chicken Wings
These Grilled Chicken Wings are simply seasoned with salt and pepper then served with 3 unique dipping sauces so everyone at the party can eat their chicken wings exactly how they like.
Beer Brine Chicken Wings with Sticky Sweet Buffalo Sauce
Dark beer and an awesome, sticky buffalo sauce combine to give you the ultimate chicken wing in this recipe for Beer Brine Chicken Wings with Sticky Sweet Buffalo Sauce. They’re everything you’d ever want in a good, sticky wing recipe.
Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes
Let’s have an honest chat here. Even though BBQ is my entire world, and we eat it pretty much every day, I still like to be [somewhat] conscientious of what I eat. Namely, I like to throw in some healthier recipes during the week so my family and I aren’t loading up on all the fat and calories day after day.
These are some of my favorite healthy grilled chicken recipes to add into the rotation every few nights in between my good, fatty brisket and stuffed burgers:
Skinny Grilled Lemon Chicken
Chicken breasts are low-calorie, protein-dense, and a great protein for meal planning. This recipe for Skinny Grilled Lemon Chicken combines 4 ingredients with beautifully grilled chicken to give you a recipe that is healthy and tasty.
Thai Grilled Chicken Pizza
This Thai Grilled Chicken Pizza may be big on toppings and flavor, but it’s light on calories and fat. Topped with grilled chicken, red cabbage, carrots, Thai red chili sauce, and a decadent peanut sauce, this pizza is one to make over and over again.
Grilled Buffalo Chicken Skewers
Whether you make these for an appetizer, or you’re planning them for the main course, these Grilled Buffalo Chicken Skewers are always a crowd pleaser. Start by seasoning chicken, peppers, and onions, then finish off with a tasty Buffalo sauce for an awesome, fresh meal.
Grilled Spatchcock Chicken
It doesn’t get any easier than grilling up a whole chicken, and my recipe for Grilled Spatchcock Chicken cooks quickly and evenly. All you need is some olive oil and chicken seasoning and you’re on your way to an easy, healthy meal.
Juicy Grilled Chicken Breasts
If you’ve ever struggled getting perfect, juicy grilled chicken breasts, my post for Juicy Grilled Chicken Breasts walks you through 5 easy steps to ensure your chicken breasts come off the grill juicy and full of flavor. It’s simply seasoned with Italian dressing and my homemade veggie shake to keep it light in calories.
Grilled Chili Lime Chicken
If there’s one chicken to keep on your weekly (or monthly) rotation, this Grilled Chili Lime Chicken is a winner every time. Chili powder, lime, green chile, and fresh cilantro keep it light and flavorful without packing on the calories.
Grilled Chicken with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes
If you need a sugar-free, low-calorie dinner option this week, this recipe for Grilled Chicken with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes is light and fresh without skimping on flavor.
Grilled Chicken Salad
Nothing is more refreshing (and healthy!) than this homemade Grilled Chicken Salad with a Jalapeno Lime Ranch. The chicken is seasoned to perfection with my south of the border rub, and the homemade ranch packs a flavorful punch. It’s so good, you won’t even realize you’re eating a salad!
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