When the temperature rises above 50 degrees, grilling season starts. And grilled chicken is on the menu quite a bit. Chicken is fairly mild in flavor, and so grilling it over the open flame, is a great way to add some additional flavor. And unlike some other meats (like beef or pork) every part of the chicken (breasts, thighs, legs, wings) is great for the grill. In fact, I'll often butterfly a chicken and grill the thing whole. Here you'll find plenty of great grilled chicken recipes, but as important, you'll find the tips and tricks that will teach you how to grill chicken. It's not enough to know to use this spice or than marinade. Rather you need to know how hot to keep the grill, when to turn the chicken, how to get grill marks, how to tell with the chicken is cooked but not over cooked, and more....essentially you need to know how to grill chicken! Once you learn the fundamentals, you'll be able to quickly use 1,000's of recipes to make the perfect grilled chicken!

How to Grill Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are perhaps, the most under-appreciated cut of the whole bird. Understandably, chicken breasts are the goto for the majority of people, but they are actually much harder to cook well. Thighs have more natural flavor to them, and are more “forgiving” for the home cook. They are less...
Grilled Ginger Lime Chicken Breasts

Grilled Ginger Lime Chicken Breasts

Since boneless skinless chicken breasts are both insanely popular and insanely boring on their own, I’m always looking for ways to spice them up with interesting flavor combinations. Here I use two techniques. First, a simple marinade with lime juice and ginger, that gives the chicken a spicy,...

How to Grill Chicken Breasts

Grilling season for me, starts when the outside thermometer reads about 40 degrees. And chicken is often the most frequent grilling choice. Not only does the grill give chicken breasts a great flavor (and very cool grill marks if you follow my technique), but the it makes kitchen clean up so much...

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