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Mandarin Chicken Breast

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Traeger Mandarin BBQ Sauce will tantalize your taste buds and make grilled chicken flavorful and tender.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup soy sauce

  • 8 (6 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • sweet chili sauce

  • steamed rice, for serving

  • thinly sliced scallions, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    Pour 2 quarts water into a large mixing bowl, then add salt, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Stir until sugar and salt dissolve.

    Grill350 ˚F

    Probe170 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

    • 1/4 Cup brown sugar

    • 1/2 Cup soy sauce

  • 2

    Submerge chicken breasts in the brine, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

    Ingredients

    • 8 (6 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 3

    Drain the chicken, rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Discard the brine.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill350 ˚F

  • 5

    Arrange the chicken breasts on the grill grate and cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until the internal temperature on an instant-read thermometer is 170℉. Turn chicken breasts once halfway through the cooking time.

    Grill350 ˚F

    Probe170 ˚F

  • 6

    Brush chicken breasts with the sweet chili sauce during the last few minutes of cooking.

    Ingredients

    • As Needed sweet chili sauce

  • 7

    Remove to a platter or plates and serve with steamed rice. Sprinkle the chicken breasts with thinly sliced scallions for garnish. Enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • steamed rice, for serving

    • thinly sliced scallions, for garnish

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