These low-fat favorites are quick and delicious on the grill but can overcook in a matter of second. The trick is to pull one piece and cut it open to check doneness.
  1. Prepare barbecue grill for direct cooking, using a single layer of coals.

  2. Oil hot grid to help prevent sticking, and place chicken on preheated grid.

  3. Brush one side of chicken with oil; place on preheated grid, oil side down. Brush other sides with oil.

    When grilling chicken breasts, brushing the chicken with oil will help keep the meat moist and prevent sticking.
    Brushing chicken with oil
    will help keep the meat moist
    and prevent sticking.
  4. Grill chicken, on covered grill, 6 to 8 minutes until chicken is no longer pink in center, turning chicken over halfway through cooking.
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