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BBQ Chicken Breasts

BBQ Chicken Breasts

By Amanda Haas

Our Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce doubles as a marinade, making this dish about as easy as it gets. Make it for a quick and delicious weeknight meal.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes




This recipe serves:


Units of Measurement:
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 1/2 Cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce
As Needed salt and pepper
1 Tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnish


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    BBQ Chicken Breasts Recipe | Traeger Grills

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  • 1

    Place chicken breasts and 1 cup of Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce in a resealable bag or large bowl, and gently turn to cover chicken evenly in the sauce. Marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

    • 6  boneless, skinless chicken breast

    • 1 1/2 Cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

    BBQ Chicken Breasts Step 1 | Traeger Grills
  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 3

    Remove chicken from marinade and season with salt and pepper. Holding a leave-in meat thermometer parallel to your work surface, insert it into the middle of the thickest part of the thickest chicken breast.

    • As Needed salt and pepper

  • 4

    Place chicken directly on the grill grate and cook for 10 minutes on each side flipping once or until internal temperature reaches 150℉.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    150 ˚F / 66 ˚C

    BBQ Chicken Breasts Step 4 | Traeger Grills
  • 5

    Brush on remaining 1/2 cup of Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce while chicken is still on the grill, and continue to cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until a finished internal temperature of 165℉.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    165 ˚F / 74 ˚C

    BBQ Chicken Breasts Step 5 | Traeger Grills
  • 6

    Remove chicken from grill and let rest 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Enjoy!

    • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnish

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