Garlic Peach Grilled Chicken

This easy grilled chicken recipe is perfect for summer! Skinless chicken breasts smothered in peach jam, garlic and salt make for a totally irresistible flavor combination.

easy grilled chicken recipe

An Easy & Delicious Grilled Chicken Recipe

This simple grilled chicken recipe is so perfect for family dinners! I’ve got a simple flavorful grilled chicken that everyone will be coming back for seconds. To prepare ahead, marinate your chicken the night before so it’s ready to go when you are ready to grill. Hope everyone has a fun-filled long weekend!

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How To Grill Chicken Breast

If using a charcoal grill, you can gauge the temperature by holding your hand five inches above the cooking grate. If you can keep it there comfortably for 4-6 seconds, it’s at medium heat.

Cover the grill and let the chicken cook for 5-7 minutes, then use tongs to flip the breasts over. Grill for 5-7 minutes longer, or until a thermometer reads 165°.

Test Kitchen tip: If you plan to brush on a sweet glaze such as barbecue sauce, wait until the last few minutes of cooking. This will keep the outside of the chicken from getting too dark from the sugars in the sauce.

Remove the chicken from the grill, cover with foil and let the chicken rest. This is key to keeping the chicken tender. Letting the meat rest for five minutes or so gives the juices inside time to redistribute (instead of running out on your plate). By the time the table’s set, your grilled chicken will be ready.

Grilled chicken is a healthy, delicious main course to serve by itself-but you can also do many other things with it. You can put grilled chicken in just about anything: sliced on top of salads, stuffed into sandwiches, shredded for chicken soups or skewered on a kabob.

Garlic Peach Grilled Chicken

Garlic Peach Grilled Chicken Recipe

This easy grilled chicken recipe is perfect for summer! Skinless chicken breasts smothered in peach jam, garlic & seasoning. A totally irresistible flavors.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 381kcal
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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup peach jam
  • 4 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • Place chicken, peach jam, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper into a large zip top bag. Massage chicken with all ingredients to combine. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes up to overnight.
  • Preheat indoor or outdoor grill to medium high heat. Grill chicken 5-7 minutes per side, until cooked through. Let chicken rest for 10 minutes then serve with a side of Sweet Mesquite Bush's Grillin' Beans and your favorite vegetable.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 714mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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  6. Heather at Kitchen Concoctions

    I have been making a grilled chicken with blueberry BBQ sauce all summer that I love. It sweet yet tangy and would be prefect served with the Southern Pit Barbecue Beans or the Bourbon and Brown Sugar Beans.

  7. Chelai

    Mojito Chicken that is marinated overnight and grilled with Bourbon and Brown Sugar beans. Divine!

  8. Pam Shank

    We love BBQ pork chops on the grill with a homemade rub and BBQ sauce that I make and served with southern pit barbeque beans

  9. Lisa

    I love just a classic BBQ chicken and the Bourbon and Brown sugar Grillin’ Beans. It’s just a perfect combination!

  10. Ashlee

    I would do a spicy bbq chicken with the southern pit bbq beans. I make spicy bbq chicken often for our family because it is quick, easy cleanup and everyone enjoys it.

  11. Cathy @ Noble Pig

    I like doing a spicy peach grilled chicken with fiesta beans…mouthwatering!! The heat comes from jalapeno!

  12. sweetpumpkin

    I would love to try this new recipe out. A chicken recipe that I would make would be grilled lime chicken with the Bush’s Black Bean Fiesta on the side. I make lime chicken all the time!

  13. Denise

    I make a delicious orange chipotle BBQ sauce for chicken. Everybody loves it, and it makes the house smell great! I’d serve the sweet mesquite beans with it, I think.

  14. Tracey Alvernaz

    Apricot Lemon Glazed Chicken breasts, served with Bush’s ONION Baked beans. The onion flavor in the beans compliments the apricot and lemon flavors in the chicken!

  15. Schmidty

    I love steak grilled on the pit and sliced thin to make fajitas, accompanied by Bush’s black beans.

  16. chris bennett

    Grilled chicken that has been marinated in Huli Huli Sauce…..I like all variety’s of Bush’s Beans…they are the ONLY brand I purchase!

  17. Lisa Templeton

    Ribeye steak with a Mesquite rub,grilled corn on the cob and Bush’s Bourbon and Brown Sugar beans(to die for)

  18. Patty Englin

    I love a barbequed chicken breast and I combine 2 kinds of Bush’s grillin” beans together. This summer for cookouts, I’ve used the Steakhouse recipe and the Bourbon and brown sugar together since I couldn’t decide which one I liked better!!

  19. Susan herrin

    Marinated flank steak served with. Bush’s bourban and brown sugar beans
    This is a family favorite, that i will setve year round

  20. SweetSouthernBites

    Mom Knows Best & this delicious chicken marinade is simple as 1 cup Italian Dressing (FF works too) + Honey + Fresh Lime Juice & I have served it with Bushs ‘Southern Pit Beans’. The hint of honey & fresh flavors that come through the chicken pair well with the Southern Pit Beans. Serve with a side of Cornbread & you have a delicious Southern Grilled Fare.

  21. Michelle D

    Rotisserrie chicken on the grill with the Bourbon and Brown Sugar beans. I love doing the chicken this way because it’s sooo easy and sooo good! Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  22. Melissa @ Treats With a Twist

    I love peach marinated chicken with a bit of chipotle. I serve it with quinoa because I like healthy, savory-sweet dishes. I also like the original Busches baked beans!

  23. Laura P

    Love our Carne Asada marinade for flank steaks! A favorite since we went to AZ and had an amazing steak there! I’d serve it with the Black Bean Fiesta for sure!

  24. Ashley @ Sweat for Sweets

    Thank-a-youuu! I will be trying this tomorrow night when we have friends over for a BBQ 🙂

  25. j3nn

    That sounds so good! I love using sweet flavorings in otherwise savory dishes. I used to use apricot fruit spread a lot, I need to start doing that again. 🙂

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