This four-ingredient recipe for barbecue chicken is a chill-and-grill classic.

Barbecue chicken Recipe by Evite


Prep Time: 20 min     Yield: 8 servings


  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6-8 ounces each)
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • Dry Italian seasoning
  • Barbecue sauce of your choice (check out our sweet and smoky BBQ sauce recipe)


  • 1

    Preheat the grill on high. Pull the chicken from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature, about 20-30 minutes. Room temperature chicken will cook quickly and evenly.

  • 2

    Generously season the chicken on both sides with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.

  • 3

    Place chicken onto hot grill and close the lid. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side for a total cooking time of 8-10 minutes. During the last few minutes of grilling, brush chicken with barbecue sauce. Cooking time will depend on the thickness of your chicken.

  • 4

    Remove cooked chicken from the grill, cover with foil and allow to rest for approximately 10-12 minutes before slicing. Serve warm with additional barbecue sauce on the side.



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