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Ninja Woodfire Grill Greek Chicken Breasts

Do you like a delicious form of grilled chicken with BBQ sauce? Come and learn a unique Ninja Woodfire Greek Chicken recipe. It’s a meaty, tender, and flavorful recipe of chicken breast enough for your dinners, parties, get-togethers, and small home events. It brings a lot of taste due to its delectable Greek marination flavored with lemon juice, honey, and oregano. 

What is Grilled Greek Chicken?

Greek grilled chicken is a Mediterranean Cuisine with its aromatic and robust flavors and tantalizing grill marks. It’s a savory dish marinated in lemon, olive oil, oregano, and classic Greek herbs. It is a perfect dish to treat yourself and others to enjoy your special meals.

Why you’ll Love the Recipe?

Its aromatic flavors of herbs, spices, and sauces will make you crazy for it. Here are some other reasons to like this recipe:

Unique Flavors

Its unique and authentic flavors like the essence of garlic, oregano, and lemon tantalize your taste buds.

Wood-fire Flavor

Nothing can beat the taste of smokey wood-fired grilled chicken. Its unique heat distribution cooks the chicken perfectly and enhances its flavors with wood fire flair.

Fast and Easy-to-Make

If you want to make healthy, delicious, and quickly made food then this is the perfect recipe to make without any cooking expertise and too much time.

Low Carb Recipe

This recipe is tasty and healthy nutritionally because chicken provides protein while herbs and spices provide a lot of health benefits. It’s the best recipe for the keto diet and has low carbs.

Ingredients for Ninja Woodfire Grill Greek Chicken Breasts

Boneless chicken breasts: You need fresh boneless and skinless chicken breasts. Pound them for quick cooking.

Red wine vinegar and honey: These are the main ingredients for Greek marination to balance each flavor and create a perfect blend of sweet and tangy flavors.

Olive Oil: It’s a staple ingredient in Mediterranean Cuisine but you can also use another healthy oil like avocado oil etc.

Oregano and Dried Dill: These are also the key ingredients in Greek recipes that add a deep flavor. Fresh herbs can be used also but you’ll need them more than dried ones.

Lemon Zest: The Lemon zest will give a tangy taste to our chicken. Just use the yellow part and not the bitter white part when zesting.

Salt and Pepper: Add salt and ground pepper as per your taste but freshly ground pepper is better for adding more flavors.

Garlic: Freshly minced garlic is required to make it more aromatic and add a punch of flavors.

Recipe Instructions

Pound or butterfly the chicken breasts for quick and easy cooking.

Combine the vinegar, honey, olive oil, and other spices in a bowl to prepare your Greek marination.

Marinate the chicken breasts for 4 to 6 hours or overnight for more flavor.

Preheat the Ninja Woodfire Grill to high. 

Put the chicken breasts on the grill and cook them for 2 to 3 minutes from each side to get amazing grill marks.

Turn the heat to medium and cook the breasts for 4 to 6 minutes more, or until the temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit!

Now take them out to the grill. Serve hot, and enjoy!

Recipe Tips

  • Allow the chicken breasts to marinate for at least 4 to 6 hours or overnight because the longer it marinates, the more flavorful it will be.
  • You can use garlic powder as the alternative to fresh garlic if not available, but remember fresh always has a better taste.
  • You can add lemon juice to give the chicken an extra tangy flavor. 
  • Don’t overcook the chicken breasts; pull it off the grill at about 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Let the chicken rest for about 10 minutes before serving to get all of its juicy flavors.

Best Servings

A traditional Greek side will be tzatziki, a refreshing yogurt and cucumber dip, or grilled vegetables, such as bell peppers, tomatoes, and zucchini are the best combinations for this recipe. If you want to serve it as a complete meal, serve it with a side of Greek salad or warm pita bread. 

Storage

You can store any leftover chicken breasts in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. You can eat it cold at room temperature too. Be careful about reheating it, don’t dry it out during reheating. You can also add leftover chicken to soups, wraps, and salads. 

Nutritional Facts

  • Calories: 330 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Cholesterol: 109 mg
  • Sodium: 491 mg
  • Potassium: 669 mg
  • Fiber: 0.3 mg
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 96 IU
  • Vitamin C: 5 mg
  • Calcium: 28 mg
  • Iron: 1 mg

Ninja Woodfire Grill Greek Chicken Breasts

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 15 minutesMarination time:4 hours Total time:4 hours 25 minutesServings:4 servingsCalories:300 kcal Best Season:Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Pound or butterfly the chicken breasts for quick and easy cooking.
  2. Combine the vinegar, honey, olive oil, and other spices in a bowl to prepare your Greek marination.
  3. Marinate the chicken breasts for 4 to 6 hours or overnight for more flavor.
  4. Preheat the Ninja Woodfire Grill to high. 
  5. Put the chicken breasts on the grill and cook them for 2 to 3 minutes from each side to get amazing grill marks.
  6. Turn the heat to medium and cook the breasts for 4 to 6 minutes more, or until the temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit!
  7. Now take them out to the grill. Serve hot, and enjoy!

Notes

  • Allow the chicken breasts to marinate for at least 4 to 6 hours or overnight because the longer it marinates, the more flavorful it will be.
  • You can use garlic powder as the alternative to fresh garlic if not available, but remember fresh always has a better taste.
  • You can add lemon juice to give the chicken an extra tangy flavor. 
  • Don’t overcook the chicken breasts; pull it off the grill at about 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Let the chicken rest for about 10 minutes before serving to get all of its juicy flavors.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 330
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0.02g
Cholesterol 109mg37%
Sodium 491mg21%
Potassium 669mg20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g2%
Sugars 3g
Protein 36g72%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe FAQs

What is the duration required to grill a chicken breast?

Boneless chicken breasts take 5 to 6 minutes per side, on medium to high heat.

How do we keep chicken breast moist?

Chicken is not very fatty meat. But if you want to add some fat you can use butter or oil but mayo is the better option to make the juicy chicken.

What seasonings are so good with grilled chicken?

Salt, black pepper, herbs, garlic, lemon, and citrus flavors are perfect for grilled chicken.

Does chicken breast raise Cholesterol?

Chicken has lower cholesterol and fat but its cholesterol-raising effects depend on the part of the chicken you use and the method of preparation you are applying.

How long should it take to marinate the chicken breasts?

For a minimum of 2 hours and a maximum of 24 hours is the best time to marinate the chicken.

AboutTim Baker

"I'm Tim Baker, a food enthusiast and writer. As a former chef, I enjoy exploring new flavors and recipes from around the world. My goal is to share easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and inspiring stories to enhance your culinary journey. Join me on this delicious adventure!"

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