Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

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Marinated Chicken is the best kind of chicken to grill. It brings so much flavor to the mild chicken and helps it to stay juicy. This Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken has such an amazing sweet and tangy flavor – you and your family are going to love it. This is perfect for a quick dinner on the weeknight. You can get the chicken in and marinating before starting your work day or even during your lunch break, and it’s going to be just 20 minutes of cooking till you are enjoying this easy chicken.

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

If you don’t have access to a grill, you can always use a stove top grill pan. They have ones that are just like a regular frying pan with grill lines in the bottom. Or you can find ones that turn two of your burners into small grill – but use caution as these cannot be used on a glass top stove.

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

Make absolutely sure that you use Balsamic Vinegar and not a premade Balsamic Vinaigrette. Mainly because if you use a vinaigrette you will get too much oil in your marinade and the chicken will get more charred than you probably want it to be. Vinaigrettes also have a number of other ingredients that will change the overall flavor of this marinade. Also if you don’t use a true vinegar, you lose a lot of tanginess that you get from it.

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

I kept the Balsamic theme going when I served this chicken and served it with a Simple Balsamic Pasta Salad. Add red onion, shredded parmesan, chopped salami and arugula to cooled pasta. Combine balsamic vinegar, oil, and lemon juice and toss with pasta. It really rounded out a great backyard summer meal that the whole family scarfed down. It was a great balance of bright and light that you need on a warm day.

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

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Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

A deliciously sweet and tangy marinade to make a grilled chicken.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword balsamic, grilled chicken, honey, marinade
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 8 Chicken Breast, thin-sliced boneless, skinless
  • cup Avocado Oil
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • ¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes


  • In a gallon sized-zipper bag, add all ingredients EXCEPT chicken. Mix around until fully incorporated then add Chicken and seal bag. Place in refrigerator to marinade for at least 30 minutes (up to 24 hours).
  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Once hot, place chicken breasts on grill, reserve marinade. Brush each piece with marinade and cook for 10 minutes. Flip each piece and brush with marinade again. Cook another 10 minutes. Discard remaining marinade.
  • Remove chicken from grill to a cutting board. Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing on the diagonal.

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One thought on “Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken

  1. That chicken looks mouthwatering! I no longer have an outdoor grill, but I do own several of the stovetop grill pans that you mentioned.

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