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How to Make Grilled Chicken

Avoid the greasy mess of fried chicken without missing the flavor by grilling.


  • Step 1: Heat and oil the grill Heat the grill to medium-high and oil the grate with an old towel dipped in canola oil.
  • Step 2: Season Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the chicken on the grill.
  • Step 3: Grill chicken Grill boneless chicken, without turning, for six to 10 minutes, or 10 to 14 minutes for bone-in. Flip the chicken and cook the other side.
  • Step 4: Use thermometer Insert the thermometer into the thickest part of the meat to test for doneness. Make sure your chicken reaches at least 160 degrees.
  • TIP: Chicken will become dry if the temperature is above 165 degrees.
  • Step 5: Baste chicken Brush on your favorite barbecue sauce about one minute before the chicken is done.
  • FACT: The body temperature of a chicken ranges from about 104 to 107.5 degrees Fahrenheit.

You Will Need

  • An old towel
  • Canola oil
  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • Salt and pepper
  • A meat thermometer
  • 1/3 cup of barbecue sauce

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