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Grilled Chicken With Vegetables

It’s officially grilling season! Time to break out the BBQ and get grillin’! Get your chicken fix with this healthy and delicious grilled chicken recipe!

Grilled Chicken and Veggies

Grilled chicken and vegetables is a healthy, easy-to-make meal that the whole family will love. The chicken and veggies are grilled to perfection and taste delicious together. This is a perfect weeknight meal that you can whip up in no time.

Grilled foods are super healthy and taste amazing. Chicken is a great source of lean protein that tastes great on the grill. Add the vegetables that are packed with vitamins and minerals and it’s a win-win!

This meal is healthy and delicious, and will definitely become a family favorite.

So fire up the grill and get cooking! This grilled chicken and vegetables recipe is one that you’ll want to make again and again. Enjoy!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you grill chicken without drying it out?

Well, there are a few tricks that you can use to keep your chicken juicy and flavorful. And these same tricks can be applied to most other meats as well, such as steak, pork chops and fish.

Use a marinade – A marinade is a great way to add flavor and moisture to your meat. It can be as simple as olive oil, lemon juice and garlic or a sugar free Italian dressing. Just remember to use a marinade that is acidic because the acid helps break down the proteins in your meat, allowing them to relax and retain moisture. You should also allow enough time for the meat to soak up all of the goodness.

Use butter – Butter is a great way to add moisture and flavor. Just brush it on the meat as you are grilling and you will have moist grilled chicken that is sure to please.

Grill over indirect heat – you can sear on direct heat, but move the chicken to indirect heat after flash grilling each side. By searing the chicken breast quickly over the heat, it creates a barrier that will allow for the moisture to stay in.

Let the chicken rest – meat rest for at least 10 minutes after you take it off the grill – this allows all of those delicious juices to settle back into the chicken and prevent them from leaking out onto your plate.

Don’t over grill your meat – Use a high-quality grilling thermometer! That will ensure that the chicken is cooked all the way through, without being overcooked or undercooked.

How do you keep chicken from sticking to the grill?

The best way to keep chicken from sticking to the grill is to make sure that the grill is nice and hot before you add the chicken. You can also brush the chicken with oil or butter, which will create a barrier between the chicken and the grill.

Should you marinate chicken before grilling?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, but marinating your chicken before grilling can definitely add flavor and moisture. If you do choose to marinate, be sure to use an acidic marinade and allow enough time for the chicken to soak it up.

What is the best way to grill chicken?

There are a few different ways that you can grill chicken, but one of the most effective methods is to use a high-quality grilling thermometer to ensure that the chicken is cooked all the way through. Chicken needs to reach a temperature of at least 165 degrees to be fully cooked.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup sugar free Italian dressing
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt
  • pepper
  • kickin’ chicken seasoning
  • zucchini and squash, sliced lengthwise
  • olive oil

Other Supplies Needed

  • Ziplock Bag
  • Silicone Basting Brush
  • Grill

How to Make Chicken and Vegetables on the Grill

Step 1 – The Chicken

Place chicken breast in a ziplock bag along with the sugar free Italian dressing.

Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.

Preheat the grill to high heat and clean the grates.

Remove chicken from the bag and place on a baking sheet.

Sprinkle, salt, pepper, and kickin’ chicken seasoning on both sides.

Step 2 – The Vegetables

Slice vegetables lengthwise and place on a baking sheet and set aside.

Baste the zucchini and squash with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and kickin’ chicken seasoning.

Grilled Chicken With Vegetables

Step 3 – The Grill Work

Place the chicken breast on the preheated grill and cook on each side equally until fully cooked. This should take 4-6 minutes per side.

While the chicken is grilling, add the vegetables to the grill. Grill for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4 – Enjoy!

Remove the chicken and vegetables from heat and place on a plate.

Serve warm and enjoy!

Grilled Chicken and Veggies Nutrition

Serves 4

Calories: 328 | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 12g | Sugar: 3g | Net Carbs: 4g

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Grilled Chicken and Veggies

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Grilled Chicken With Vegetables

Grilled Chicken and Vegetables

5 from 1 vote
Course Dinner idea
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 328

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup sugar free Italian dressing
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt
  • pepper
  • kickin’ chicken seasoning
  • zucchini and squash sliced lengthwise
  • olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Place chicken breast in a ziplock bag along with the sugar free Italian dressing.
  • Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Preheat the grill to high heat and clean the grates.
  • Remove chicken from the bag and place on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle, salt, pepper, and kickin’ chicken seasoning on both sides.
  • Place the chicken breast on the preheated grill and cook on each side equally until fully cooked. This should take 4-6 minutes per side.
  • Baste the zucchini and squash with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper and kickin’ chicken seasoning.
  • Grill vegetables for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken and vegetables from heat and place on a plate.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Other Items Needed
Ziplock Bag
Baster

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 328 | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 12g | Sugar: 3g | Net Carbs: 4g
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