Best Ever Grilled Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 10 minutes
The vinegar really tenderizes the chicken while it marinates, and the worcestershire and herbs really level up the flavor. The longer this marinates, the better! And of course, if you freeze it, it will marinate as it thaws in the fridge. Get this added to your summer menu and enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 - cup(s) olive oil
  • 2 - Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 - Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 - tsp dried basil
  • 1 - tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 - tsp salt
  • Side: - garlic bread**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, worcestershire sauce, basil, thyme, and salt. Whisk well until marinade forms.
  2. Place the chicken into a baking dish or plastic baggie and pour the marinade over the top. *Cover with plastic wrap or seal, and marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour, but ideally overnight.
  3. Heat the grill and add the chicken breasts over the direct heat. Brush with the marinade and discard remaining marinade. Let cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side, then move over indirect heat and grill until cooked through. Slice before serving.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Prepare the garlic bread. (It’s delicious when grilled.)
  6. Serve Best Ever Grilled Chicken with a side of garlic bread and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the 1/2 cup olive oil, 4 Tbsp red wine vinegar, 4 Tbsp worcestershire sauce, 2 tsp basil, 2 tsp thyme, and 1 tsp salt.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small chicken breasts
  • Half of the prepared marinade

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the grill and grilling as directed and until cooked through. Discard excess marinade.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides and dairy-free butter on garlic bread..

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides like grilled garlic GF sandwich bread or mashed potatoes.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Best Ever Grilled Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook on grill for 4 to 5 minutes per side, and then until cooked through. After adding to the grill, brush with marinade and then discard remaining marinade. Grill garlic bread, if desired.
Serve with garlic bread and salad.