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Classic Grilled Chicken

Guest post from Brigette Shevy

This is a basic recipe for chicken on the grill that never disappoints. If you like juicy, well-seasoned chicken, this recipe is for you. It is simple enough to appeal to children, while being classy enough to serve to company. And did I mention that it’s budget-friendly?

You can use whatever cut of chicken your family likes best, but it works great with chicken legs and thighs, which can often be purchased quite inexpensively. Plus, almost all of the ingredients used in this recipe are standard pantry items for most people!

The homemade spice mixture is flexible – feel free to adjust things according to your family’s preferences (or whatever you have on hand).

Brigette is a full-time wife and mother who is blessed with three amazing bundles of energy (ages 5, 3 and 1). She enjoys music, experimenting in the kitchen, homeschooling her children, finding great deals, long-distance running, and anything chocolate.

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  • We just finished our first round of raising meat chickens, so our freezer is well stocked. This recipe sounds wonderful, we’ll definitely have to try it soon!

  • Heather says:

    I’m too lazy too grill very often, but I do this sort of recipe frequently in the oven – turns out great. Don’t crowd the pieces so that they will be crispy. Don’t cover, for the same reason.

    In fact, I think I will try this combo of seasonings tonight.

  • Stephanie says:

    That sounds really good!

  • Kristi says:

    This looks yummy, we eat chicken so much I can always use a new recipe!!

  • Allie says:

    I am trying your recipe tonight! The only drawback…I used chicken leg quarters for the first time and they took FOREVER to de-skin and to remove the fat. Def will use another type of chicken next time. Beautiful picture, too!

  • Selena says:

    This was fantastic! I’m always looking for new ways to make chicken special, and this was the perfect Labor Day grill recipe. Thanks for sharing… I just wish we had had it to use all summer! 🙂

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