Buttermilk lends moist tenderness to lean meat; rosemary adds herby depth. Serve with Tomato Bread Salad with Olives and Mint.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, combine buttermilk, rosemary, 1 teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to marinade, turning to coat. Marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes (or refrigerate, up to overnight).

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  • Heat grill to medium; lightly oil grates. Lift chicken from marinade, shaking off excess; discard marinade. Grill until an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of chicken registers 165 degrees, 5 to 8 minutes per side. Remove from grill. Tent loosely with aluminum foil; let rest 5 minutes before serving.

Reviews (7)

58 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 20
  • 3 star values: 19
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
12/20/2013
It's so easy to make this chicken. My grandchildren love it and so do I! The moistness of the chicken and wonderful flavor from the marinade make it a favorite. I also really like the salad as a compliment. I used the Cuisinart Griddler makes it easy to cook in bad weather.
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04/11/2011
Awesome chicken recipe. I use basil, since I don't because my family doesn't like Rosemary. This recipe is delicious, a family favorite every summer on the grill.
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08/22/2010
This is a terrific recipe, so simple and easy. I used about 3 tablespoons of chopped rosemary. The chicken was moist and tender and tasted wonderful! I will certainly use this recipe again!
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07/09/2010
I use fresh basil and fresh oregano, and I add some lemon zest. Probably one of my favorite recipes from this site...
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06/03/2009
This is tasteless. Would not recommend.
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08/09/2008
This recipe is a definite keeper. I'm always looking for quick dinner recipes, and this one's both fast and easy. The chicken came out extremely juicy (and I used a Foreman grill) and were a nice complement to some grilled baguette. We also grilled up a little extra to put on our pasta for the following evening's dinner. That worked out really well, too.
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07/15/2008
This recipe does make chicken grill nicely. Add a splash of hot sauce. Which ever is your favorite. This will make a good recipe better. Oh yeah if you like a bit of spice in your life.