25+ Delicious Grilled Chicken Recipes

January 1, 2020

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.

collage of grilled chicken recipes, including grilled spatchcock chicken, grilled chicken wings, and grilled chicken breast.

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.

jalapeno popper stuffed chicken sliced in half on a wooden cutting board

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.

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sliced sweet heat marinated grilled chicken breast on a wooden cutting board next to fresh herbs

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.

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sliced and stacked spinach artichoke stuffed 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.

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crusted chicken with bacon and cheese sliced in half on a wooden cutting board

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.

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sweet and spicy chicken bacon lollipop on a fork being dipped in jalapeno jelly

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.

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wood fired pizza with red pesto and grilled chicken on a grill over hot coals

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!

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cowboy style grilled chicken sandwich on a wooden cutting board next to a bottle of BBQ sauce and onion rings

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.

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cast iron skillet filled with buffalo chicken and grilled pierogies and drizzled with homemade ranch dressing.

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.

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bbq chicken nachos in a glass baking dish topped with fresh cilantro and lime wedges

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.

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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 on a wooden serving platter next to lemon wedges and fresh herbs

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.

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smoky grilled chicken thighs on a wooden serving platter next to grilled vegetables

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.

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wooden spoonful of chicken pot pie with cheddar biscuit crust

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.

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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!

closeup of a grilled chicken drumstick covered in BBQ sauce.

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!

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bacon wrapped chicken lollipop with a bite taken out on a wooden cutting board

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.

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honey garlic chicken lollipops on a cutting board

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.

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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!

platter of grilled chicken wings next to three bowls of dipping sauce

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.

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beer brine chicken wings on a wooden serving platter next to cut celery stalks

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.

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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 on a plate with lemon slices

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.

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sliced thai grilled chicken pizza

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.

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grilled buffalo chicken skewers stacked on a while platter

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.

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whole grilled spatchcock chicken on a round wooden serving platter

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.

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grilled chicken breasts on grill grates over hot coals

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.

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grilled chili lime chicken on a wooden cutting board topped with fresh cilantro and lime wedges

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.

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grilled chicken with balsamic marinated tomatoes on a white serving platter

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.

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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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I created these recipes for you, backyard griller! I’m here to help you make better BBQ, feed the people you love, and become a backyard BBQ hero. You can find more of my smoking and grilling recipes here on my website (browse the Homepage for inspiration) on InstagramYouTube or our Facebook Page.

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