40 Best Grilled Chicken Recipes

Your favorite bird is hitting the grill! Get our 40 best chicken recipes, from wings and thighs to salads and skewers!
By Grace Rasmus ,

Spicy Maple Chicken Thighs with Smoky Corn & Scallions

Make the most of cookout season with this sweet & spicy recipe. You'll want to bookmark this for many summers to come!

Recipe: Try our Spicy Maple Chicken Thighs with Smoky Corn & Scallions

Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Perk up your lunch routine with an easy, flavorful salad you'll never get sick of.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

It's easy to see why this is one of our most popular recipes on Pinterest—just look at it!

Recipe: Try our Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

Soy-Glazed Chicken with Cilantro Rice

This Asian-inspired grilled chicken dish is about to become one of your new go-tos.

Recipe: Try our Soy-Glazed Chicken with Cilantro Rice

Mango Chicken Skewers

These yummy mango skewers will be gone before you know it!

Recipe: Try our Mango Chicken Skewers

Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

Spatchcocking your chicken will help the bird cook more evenly—and impress your guests while you're at it.

Recipe: Try Curtis Stone's Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

Moroccan Lemon-Herb Chicken Skewers

During peak grilling season, you can never have too many skewer recipes in rotation. This one has a Moroccan flair and will be a guaranteed hit at your next barbecue.

Recipe: Try our Moroccan Lemon-Herb Chicken Skewers

Tapenade Chicken

This easy recipe only calls for just six ingredients — and you probably already have most of them on-hand.

Recipe: Try our Tapenade Chicken

Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Relish

If sweet & spicy is your jam, this is the recipe for you.

Recipe: Try our Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Relish

Grilled Bread Salad with Chicken

Grilling the bread will allow it to soak up all the flavors of veggies and chicken while still remaining crispy.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Bread Salad with Chicken

Grilled Chicken Tikki Skewers

These skewers are marinated in a warm spice mixture and grilled until tender and juicy.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Tikka Skewers

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

This dish is best for the beginning of summer, when the asparagus is still extra fresh!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Zucchini, Corn & Cherry Tomato Sauce

Make the most of your summer farmers' market haul with this uber-fresh chicken dinner.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Zucchini, Corn & Cherry Tomato Sauce

Umami-Grilled Chicken Thighs or Flank Steak

Grill up chicken or steak in this flavorful marinade and serve it alongside rice and seasonal veggies or a salad.

Recipe: Try our Umami-Grilled Chicken Thighs or Flank Steak

Grilled Chicken over Panzanella

Panzanella is a bread salad that's been tossed with flavored oil and tomatoes. It's even better when the bread is grilled!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken over Panzanella

Grilled Chicken Wings with Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Wouldn't it be great if you could capture the flavors of buttermilk fried chicken without going near a fryer? Well, in this recipe, you can. Score!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Wings with Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Grilled Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa

Make sure to make a double batch of this mango salsa -- you'll definitely want to serve it with chips, too.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Mint-Almond Pesto

This dinner is zesty and flavorful -- and most importantly, nice to your wallet.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken with Mint-Almond Pesto

Grilled Chicken and Eggplant Stacks with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

Think of this dish as a low-carb grilled version of lasagna. Perfect for any season!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken and Eggplant Stacks with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

Hot-or-Not Grilled Sliced Chicken with Cheesy Polenta and Guacamole Salad

We love leftovers: Serve this dish hot for dinner and then cold for lunch the next day!

Recipe: Try our Hot-or-Not Grilled Sliced Chicken with Cheesy Polenta and Guacamole Salad

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Foil packets make clean up a breeze!

Recipe: Try our Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Greek Salad

Tip to try: This chicken also tastes great on bread served as a sandwich.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Lemon Chicken with Greek Salad

Chicken Caesar Kebabs with Grilled Corn

The longer the chicken sits in the Caesar marinade, the more flavorful and tender it becomes!

Recipe: Try our Chicken Caesar Kebabs with Grilled Corn

Deviled Chicken and Grilled Stone Fruit

A light but spicy dish is perfect for a warm summer evening.

Recipe: Try our Deviled Chicken and Grilled Stone Fruit

Grilled Spanish Chicken and Tomato Bread

Pan con tomate, or tomato bread, is a traditional Spanish dish. Serve it with seared chicken for a well-rounded meal.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Spanish Chicken and Tomato Bread

Grilled Beer Chicken with Potato Slabs

This beer-marinated chicken is made complete with slabs of potatoes and is perfect for a tailgate or dinner at home.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Beer Chicken with Potato Slabs

Grilled Chicken with Blistered Tomatoes

As the tomatoes cook, they'll become super sweet, tender and will absorb the flavor of rosemary. Delish is the only word that comes to mind.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes

Hot-Sauce Chicken with Grilled Green Beans

Do you know why this is a can't-be-beat chicken dinner? You probably already have most of the ingredients for this flavorful sauce in your pantry!

Recipe: Try our Hot-Sauce Chicken with Grilled Green Beans

Stuffed Chicken Caprese

Your favorite summer salad gets an upgrade with the addition of grilled chicken.

Recipe: Try our Stuffed Chicken Caprese

Grilled Drumsticks with Citrus-Herb Dipping Sauce

This vibrant and spicy sauce is just what tender drumsticks need.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Drumsticks with Citrus-Herb Dipping Sauce

Italian-Style Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Arrange the wrap ingredients on a giant platter so everyone can add as much or as little as they like.

Recipe: Try our Italian-Style Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, Plum and Red Onion Kebabs

Whether you use plums, nectarines or peaches, these kebabs taste like summer.

Recipe: Try our Chicken, Plum and Red Onion Kebabs

Two-Chile Lime Chicken

Grilling an entire chicken results in tremendous flavor that's worth the extra time.

Recipe: Try our Two Chile-Lime Chicken

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Make sure you're cooking with a wine that's good enough to drink!

Recipe: Try our Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Grilled Chicken Tenders with Creamy Honey Mustard

Chicken tenders are a family favorite. Your kids may even prefer grilled to fried!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Chicken Tenders with Creamy Honey Mustard

Chicken Tikka with Indian-Style Sweet Potato Salad

This streamlined Indian classic consists of grilled marinated chicken and a sweet potato salad in a chutney-yogurt dressing.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Tikka with Indian- Style Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken Burgers with Barbecue Onion Sauce

Nothing beats a juicy chicken patty that tastes just like the ballpark sausage version.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Burgers with Barbecue Onion Sauce

Chicken Wings with Jala-Peach Sauce

Grilling wings brings out their flavor and leaves for an extra crispy skin.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Wings with Jala-Peach Sauce

Rosemary Chicken Kebabs with Lemony Couscous

Got leftovers? Serve them in a pita with the remaining mayo-mustard sauce!

Recipe: Try our Rosemary Chicken Kebabs and Lemony Couscous

Honey-Mustard Chicken

Five ingredients get combined into one plastic bag for flavor-packed tender chicken breast. Now that's what we call an easy dinner!

Recipe: Try our Honey-Mustard Chicken

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