Best Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Best Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipe

Make the brine

1

In a big plastic container with a lid, or bowl mix 3 qts. of water with the kosher salt.

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Add the chicken to the brine

2

Add the chicken thighs or breasts to the brine. Place in refrigerator for at least an hour or overnight is best.

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3

Preheat grill to 350°-375°. When hot, lay chicken flat on grill. Try to spread the pieces out. You may have to do this in a few batches. 

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Preheat the grill

5

Grill for 20 minutes, then flip over and grill until temperature is at least 165°. For my Traeger grill, it takes another 15-20 minutes.

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6

Grill it to at least 165°. Brined chicken has a different texture so use a thermometer to make sure it's done.

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7

Chop the chicken if desired and place in vacuumed sealed bags and freeze. Use in salads, pastas, tacos and more!

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8

Just pull out of the freezer when needed. Use in salads, pastas, tacos and more!

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