Best Chicken Breasts

Simple but delicious way to prepare chicken breasts. We always grill extras as the leftovers are wonderful. Prep time listed includes brining time.
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Prep Time 1 hour, 10 minutes
Category Entree
Grill Used Kamado Joe
Cook Time 30 minutes
Meat Poultry


4 Bone-in Chicken Breasts - approx. 1 lb.
4 Tbsp sugar
4 Tbsp salt
3 to 4 cups water


Dissolve sugar and salt in water. Place chicken breasts in large sealable plastic bag and pour water to cover. Press out excess air and refrigerate at least 30 minutes - 1 hour is better.
Prepare grill to 350F.
Remove breasts from water; pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper (or season to taste with rubs, etc.) and grill 6 minutes per side, turning twice for a total of 12 minutes per side.
Cook to internal temperature of 170 degrees.

Submitted By: Mark and Paula Pilrose, Golden Valley, MN