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5 Ways to Cook Chicken Quickly


For equally fast cooking and a possibly faster clean-up, try firing up the grill. Chicken breasts will cook in a similar amount of time as with broiling, about 5 to 8 minutes per side, and all you have to do is run the grill brush back and forth a few times once dinner is done.

One of the easiest ways to get a lot of flavor out of your grilled chicken is to marinate beforehand. It's fast: The night before, toss the breasts in a plastic bag and pour in some easy marinade. Sesame oil and soy sauce is quick. Bottled marinade is even quicker.

If weather gets in the way of using your backyard barbecue, just pull out the electric, countertop version of the cooking appliance. While you won't get the delicious, smoky char you do on the grill, the chicken will cook just as fast, and you still get grill marks.

Try it tonight:

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