Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Rest Time: 10 minutes

Total Servings: 6 servings

If you are a fan of grilled chicken, you're going to want to see this recipe!

we'll be laying out everything you need to grill perfect chicken breasts, and the steps to do so!

Perfectly grilled chicken breasts with salt and bbq sauce!
Savor the Goodness: Epic Pellet Grill Chicken Breast Recipe!

Make sure you stick around until the end so you too can achieve a perfect batch of chicken breasts.

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Pellet Grill Chicken Breast Ingredients:

  1. Six chicken breasts
  2. One Tbsp. olive oil
  3. Two Tbsp. brown sugar
  4. One Tbsp. paprika
  5. Two tsp. dried oregano
  6. One tsp. garlic powder
  7. One tsp. salt
  8. ½ tsp. onion powder
  9. ½ tsp. black pepper
  10. ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  11. One cup BBQ sauce

Pellet Grill Chicken Breast Equipment:

  • Pellet grill
  • Cutting board
  • Medium sized bowl
  • Whisk
  • Grilling tongs
  • Meat thermometer
  • Basting brush
  • Aluminum foil

Cooking Instructions:

Raw chicken breasts, getting ready to be cooked on a pellet grill!
Cooking Instructions:

Preheat Your Pellet Grill:

Start by preheating your pellet grill to 325℉.

This will ensure your chicken gets up to temperature on time!

Pellet grill being preheated!
Preheat Your Pellet Grill:

The preheating process usually takes about 15 minutes.

While you wait it's a good idea to prepare your ingredients.

Prepare Your Dry Rub:

Grab a medium sized bowl, and add in the 2 Tbsp. of brown sugar, 1 Tbsp. of paprika, 2 tsp. of dried oregano, 1 tsp. of garlic powder, 1 tsp. of salt, ½ tsp. of onion powder, ½ tsp. of black pepper, and ¼ tsp. of cayenne pepper.

Seasonings and spices measured out for the dry rub!
Prepare Your Dry Rub:

Mix all spices together in that bowl using a whisk.

Now that its all mixed together, you've got your dry rub ready!

Season The Chicken Breasts:

Always make sure your chicken breasts are thawed out before seasoning them.

Take the tablespoon of olive oil and evenly drizzle it onto the chicken breasts.

Be sure each breast is coated with equal amounts of olive oil.

Chicken breast batch, all seasoned up in a pan, ready to be grilled!
Season The Chicken Breasts:

Then take your dry rub you've prepared and massage it into the breasts, ensuring to get every spot!

Once your satisfied with the seasoning, you can next see how to smoke chicken breast on a pellet grill!

Grill The Chicken Breasts:

Once your pellet grill reaches 325℉ carefully place the seasoned chicken breasts directly on the grill grates.

Close the lid to create a convection-like environment that helps to cook the chicken evenly.

Grill the chicken for about 15 minutes, with the lid closed and keep undisturbed.

Chicken breasts being grilled!
Grill The Chicken Breasts:

After 15 minutes, use grilling tongs to flip each chicken breast over.

Close the lid and continue cooking for an additional 10 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 150℉.

Baste The Chicken:

Take your 1 cup of BBQ sauce, and use a silicone basting brush to apply the BBQ.

Make sure each breast gets an even amount of sauce.

Basting chicken for extra flavor!
Grill The Chicken Breasts:

Continue cooking the chicken breasts for about 10 minutes, or whenever the internal temperature surpasses 160℉.

Once the all of the smoked chicken breasts are fully cooked, turn off the grill and remove the breasts.

Let The Chicken Rest:

Place the grilled chicken breasts onto a piece of aluminum foil, and loosely wrap them, allowing them to rest for 10 minutes.

This is so the juices are able to redistribute themselves back through the meat.

Chicken breasts resting in a pan, so close to being finished!
Let The Chicken Rest:

Resting is a crucial step to achieve a juicy chicken breast.

Serve Your Chicken Breasts:

Place the finished chicken breasts onto a cutting board and serve them hot!

Allow your guests to pick their own chicken breast.

Sliced chicken breasts, ready to be served!
Serve Your Chicken Breasts:

Serve smoked chicken breasts with extra BBQ sauce.

Be sure to give your guests silverware!

Immaculate Side Dishes:

While this recipe is quite delicious on its own, there are several side dishes that we recommend.

Including grilled potatoes, grilled zucchini, pasta salads, mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, baked beans, brown rice, green beans, and asparagus!

SIde dishes for pellet grilled chicken breasts!
Immaculate Side Dishes:

Its good to mix some greens and grains into your protein based meals!

Storing Leftover Chicken Breasts:

If there are any leftovers, there are multiple ways to store them!

The easiest way is to store the leftovers, wrapped in aluminum foil and stored in the fridge for up to 5 days!

You can also keep your leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for the same amount of time.

Leftover sliced chicken breasts!
Storing Leftover Chicken Breasts:

If you want to store them for longer, you can vacuum seal your leftovers and freeze them for up to 4 months!

These methods will ensure for a fresh chicken breast.

Chicken Breast Nutritional Facts

(Per Serving)

Calories: 200-300

Fat: 9g

Carbs: 0-5g

Protein: 40-50g

Disclaimer: The data listed above is an estimate and not a guarantee.

The Best Pellet Grill Chicken Breast Recipe!

In conclusion, this pellet grill smoked chicken breast recipe offers a simple and flavorful way to enjoy cooking chicken.

With the smoky and tender results that the pellet grill provides, you can elevate your grilling experience and create a delicious meal for any occasion.

Two Cooked chicken breast on a plate
The Best Pellet Grill Chicken Breast Recipe!

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