Ciao Bella Balsamic Grilled Chicken

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Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello

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@CiaoBella

Something a little different than BBQ sauce for your chicken. I came up with this recipe because I wanted something I could marinate the day before or the morning of the day I would be grilling. All the work is done ahead of time. All that's left is the grilling.

Enjoy

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This easy balsamic marinade makes for some deliciously moist and tender grilled chicken. The marinade has a mild flavor and doesn't overpower the chicken. It's a slight tang. This can easily be doubled or tripled. A yummy way to jazz up grilled chicken.

Note: We used thin cut filleted breasts and 7 minutes per side was perfect. Cooking time will vary based on the thickness of the chicken. Use a meat thermometer to make sure the chicken is cooked to 165F. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    Dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

How to Make Ciao Bella Balsamic Grilled Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Italian seasoning, and Dijon mustard.
  2. Pour marinade over chicken in a zip top bag. Refrigerate for 4-24 hours.
  3. Grill over direct heat for about 7 minutes per side.
  4. This marinade can easily be doubled or tripled for family size packages of chicken.

    *Helpful Hint*
    I filet my chicken so it cooks more evenly.

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About Ciao Bella Balsamic Grilled Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken Marinades
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtag: #grilled



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