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Grilled Greek Chicken, delicious chicken breasts marinated in greek spices and grilled to juicy perfection
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5 from 9 votes

Grilled Greek Chicken

Fly away to a Greek island with this authentic grilled Greek chicken recipe. Sunny lemon, earthy olive oil, and the spices and herbs of the Aegean combine in a quick and easy marinade. Fresh and sophisticated, this is the best Greek chicken recipe for a healthy dinner that’s ready in next to no time.
Prep Time2 hrs 5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Grilled chicken
Servings: 4
Author: Rachael Yerkes


  • 1 batch Greek Chicken Marinade
  • 2 Lbs Chicken breast
  • Lemon slices for garnish


  • Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound the thickest parts of chicken to even thickness.
  • In a small mixing bowl whisk together the Greek Chicken Marinade.
  • Let chicken marinate for 2 hours, and up to 24 hours.
  • Remove chicken for marinade, pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Meanwhile, grease and preheat the grill to medium heat, 375-450°F.
  • Grill chicken undisturbed for 5-7 minutes per side, until an inserted thermometer reads 165 degrees F.
  • Remove chicken from grill and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice if desired