Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe

Tired of the usual tomato barbeque sauces? Try this Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe that features a mint and garlic marinade combined with honey mustard basting sauce for a fresh twist on a grilling favorite.


  • 1/3 cup fresh mint, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped fine
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp honey


Whisk together the mint, 1/4 cup olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.

Put chicken breasts in a sealable bag. Add the marinade.

Turn to coat the chicken and refrigerate for an hour.

Melt butter with 2 Tbsp of olive oil over medium heat.

Add onion and jalapenos and cook 4 minutes or until the onion is translucent.

Remove from heat and stir in the mustard and honey.

Grill breasts over medium high for 8 minutes, turning once.

Baste the chicken with the mustard sauce and continue grilling 5 more minutes or until the juice runs clear.

Tip: Keep the grill lid closed as much as possible to promote quick and even cooking and reduce flare ups.


Go to top of Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe

Go to Best Grilling Recipes

Also see Grilled Vegetable Recipes

And there's more at Barbecue Recipes

Go to Recipes Mania Home Page