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BBQ Grilled Chicken Breast – Family Tradition

by Cheryl Moreo

Enjoy BBQ grilled chicken at your next summertime family get-together. BBQ sauce and chicken are soul mates.

Whether you are picnicking or tailgating, I’m sure there will be some grilling going on. The BBQ chicken was a staple at our Memorial Day get-togethers.

Summertime is grill time!

bbq grilled chicken breast

BBQ Grilled Chicken Breast & Memorial Day Memories

I talk about my family’s Memorial Day menu in my post about Memorial Day.

BBQ Grilled Chicken

BBQ Grilled Chicken Breast

BBQ grilled chicken breast served with potato salad, and baked beans are what summer is all about.
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Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 4 chicken breasts boneless or bone-in
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce


  • Heat grill to medium-high heat.  Lightly oil the grids.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper or your favorite rub.
  • Place the chicken meat side down on the grill.  Grill boneless breasts 10 minutes and bone-in breasts 14 minutes.
  • Turn, the breasts and grill for times as before basting with BBQ sauce about a minute before done.  Use a meat thermometer and check that temperature is 165 degrees in the thickest part of the breast.
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