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Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken
Prep Time
3 hrs
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
3 hrs 20 mins

This Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken marinade recipe adds rich color and amazing flavor to any cut of chicken.

Course: Main Course, Marinade
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 472 kcal
  • 3 pounds chicken pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves , optional
Balsamic Herb Marinade:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lemon , juiced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  1. Combine marinade in ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Place chicken pieces inside a gallon size plastic storage bad and add marinade. Seal bag and turn it over a few times to distribute marinade. Refrigerate chicken for several hours.
  3. Grill over medium heat until chicken is thoroughly cooked (see Notes below).
  4. If grilling boneless breast, slice it and garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if desired.
Recipe Notes
Cooking time will depend on the cut and thickness of the chicken. Cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of chicken reads 165 degrees F or no pink remains when sliced through the center. Allow chicken to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken
Amount Per Serving (0.5 pound)
Calories 472 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 159mg53%
Sodium 402mg17%
Potassium 567mg16%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.