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14 Great Grilled Chicken Recipes

Easy marinades, sauces and rubs add zest to grilled chicken recipes.
Grilled Chicken with Honey Glaze

Grilled Chicken with Honey Glaze

Honey, orange peel, orange juice, mustard and garlic flavor this quick and easy grilled chicken marinade.

Grilled Chicken with Honey Glaze

Sesame Grilled Chicken

A lively ginger marinade flavors chicken pieces on their way to the grill. The recipe is a backyard favorite of Linda Taylor of West Des Moines, Iowa.

Sesame Grilled Chicken

Spicy Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing

These succulent chicken wings might disappear as fast as you can grill them. The recipe comes from Danny Edwards Famous Kansas City BBQ, formerly Li'l Jake's Eat It and Beat It. The tiny, no-frills eatery has served weekday lunch crowds in Kansas City for more than two decades.

Spicy Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings

Mix cider vinegar, Jamaican jerk seasoning, orange juice, lime juice, olive oil and soy sauce for this version of jerk marinade. Let chicken marinate 4 to 24 hours, and it'll be ready to go on the grill. Serve with Mango Salsa for more Caribbean flavor.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings

Mango Salsa

Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken

Herbed lemon marinade cooks down with honey to a glossy, gorgeous glaze that gives this chicken a golden color.

Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken

Governor's Easy Grilled Chicken

An easy marinade seasoned with Italian herbs and garlic makes this chicken a favorite of former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson.

Governor's Easy Grilled Chicken

Curried Yogurt Marinade

Use this spicy, golden marinade on chicken, pork, lamb or beef. Marinate your meat for 2 to 4 hours before grilling. Grill long-cooking meats over indirect heat so the splash of honey in the marinade doesn't burn during cooking.

Curried Yogurt Marinade

Chicken Shish Kabobs

A simple marinade gives this grilled entree a pleasant lemon-pepper flavor. The recipe was inspired by the kabobs served at Al-Ameer Restaurant in Dearborn, Michigan. Try serving with tabbouleh, a traditional Middle Eastern grain side dish.

Chicken Shish Kabobs

Sweet and Spicy Caribbean BBQ Sauce

Cookbook author Nina Swan-Kohler created this sauce to remind her of the Caribbean flavors she enjoyed while living in Trinidad and Tobago after college. Brush the sauce -- a combination of honey, chili sauce and spices -- on beef, chicken or pork.

Sweet and Spicy Caribbean BBQ Sauce

Chateau Chicken Sandwich

Serve grilled chicken on a toasted roll slathered with a sauce made of apple jelly or hot pepper jelly, chili sauce, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and chili powder. Cheese, bacon and tomato slices complete the hearty sandwich.

Chateau Chicken Sandwich

Colorful Kabobs

Marinate cubed chicken or beef overnight in a mixture of barbecue sauce, vinegar, steak sauce and spices. Grill alongside onions, mushrooms, zucchini or sweet peppers.

Colorful Kabobs

Polynesian Honey-Pineapple Chicken

A sweet and tangy mixture of honey, pineapple juice, minced garlic and fresh ginger flavors this grilled chicken.

Polynesian Honey-Pineapple Chicken

Grilled Chicken and Garden Vegetable Penne Pasta

Tomatoes, squash, red sweet peppers and green onions give garden-fresh flavor to this chicken and pasta main dish.

Grilled Chicken and Garden Vegetable Penne Pasta

Grilled Chicken with Honey Glaze

Honey, orange peel, orange juice, mustard and garlic flavor this quick and easy grilled chicken marinade.

Grilled Chicken with Honey Glaze

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