Grilled Monterey Chicken On A Gas Grill

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I learned how to make this amazing chicken dish years ago and we have been making it ever since for family meals.

Grilled Monterey Chicken On A Gas Grill

So fast and easy, plus it’s a total crowd pleaser.  Serve it with some roasted potatoes or even some rice and you have a great meal. Use this recipe if you'd like to cook once an eat twice. Use the remaining chicken for a delicious protein for a a salad or chicken tacos


Printable Recipe for Monterey Chicken - Entrée

Yield: Serves 4 People
Prep time: 15 Minutes (5 Minutes Prep and 10 Minute Marinade)
Cook time: 8-10 minutes


Measure   Ingredient                                                                      Prep Notes      

3 ea                    Chicken, Breast, Boneless Skinless                                     Thick breasts, sliced into 6 cutlets
4 tbsp               Oil, Canola                                                                                    
4 tbsp                Tiki Tiki Seasoning, 5280 Culinary                                      Or to taste
Taste                  High Altitude BBQ Sauce, 5280 Culinary
6 slice                Bacon, Cooked                                                                             Cut in half
1 cup                  Cheese, Monterey Jack, Shredded                                       or sliced if available
1 ea                     Tomato, Large                                                                              Diced medium

Cooking Directions:

  • Carefully slice chicken breasts in half horizontally
  • Place chicken into a medium sized mixing bowl and lightly oil to coat
  • Season with Tiki Tiki rub and adjust seasoning if needed
  • Allow chicken to sit, covered, in the fridge for 30 minutes
  • Heat Weber to 450˚
  • Place the chicken onto the grill grate and sear on the first side for about 3-4 minutes. Visual cue is when chicken starts to turn white around the edges
  • Open the grill and flip the chicken
    • Close the lid
    • Sear for an additional 2-3 minutes and lightly glaze with bbq sauce
    • Add the bacon slices
    • Top with the sliced cheese
    • Allow the cheese to melt to your desired level of melty awesomeness
    • Ensure chicken is fully cooked to 165˚ internal temperature
  • Remove from the grill and place onto a serving platter
  • Top each chicken breast with diced tomatoes
  • Serve on rice or with roasted potatoes
  • While the grill is on, cook extra chicken for some fun leftover ideas like:
    • Chicken Tacos
    • Chicken Salad
    • Chicken Wraps
    • Chicken Sandwiches
  • Enjoy

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Published: 1/19/2021