Basic Grilled Chicken Breasts
- Yield 8 servings
The classic ingredients olive oil, salt and black pepper make this simple chicken recipe one to repeat often.
- 8 (7-8 ounce) bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon coarse salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Rub chicken breasts with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Build a fire in your grill. When flames have died down, charcoal is covered with gray ash, and fire is medium-hot, grill chicken directly over coals, turning once, until cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes per side. To check for doneness, make a small cut in the thickest part of the largest breast to be sure it is opaque all the way through.
Recipe from The Big-Flavor Grill: No-Marinade, No-Hassle Recipes (Ten Speed Press 2014).