Honey, Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Chicken

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Memorial Day is right around the corner. Is your grill ready? We love grilling out, especially on holidays. It is tradition. Josh always “mans” the grill. One of his favorite recipes to serve up is this Honey, Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Chicken. It is great to serve at parties because it goes with everything and everyone loves it.

This recipe is super easy to make, which makes it perfect for summer parties. You can make it in advance because the chicken needs to marinate for at least 30 minutes and can marinate in the refrigerator overnight. Remove the chicken from the marinade when your grill is hot and ready!

We like to serve this Honey, Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Bush’s Southern Pit Barbecue Grillin’ Beans. The beans are a great side for your Memorial Day BBQ!

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Honey, Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Chicken

This Honey, Lemon & Rosemary Grilled Chicken is perfect for any barbecue!
4 from 1 vote


  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • Extra olive oil for brushing the grill


  • 1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, fresh rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • 2. Place the chicken breasts in a large Ziploc bag. Pour honey-lemon-rosemary mixture into the bag and mix around until chicken breasts are well-coated. Place the bag in the refrigerator and let marinate for at least 30 minutes up to overnight.
  • 3. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat and brush the grill with olive oil. Remove the chicken breasts from the bag and place on the grill. Discard the marinade.
  • 4. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Remove from grill and serve warm.
  • Note-we served Bush's Southern Pit Barbecue Grillin' Beans on the side!

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  1. What a beautiful meal!! I rarely make chicken because I get bored by it… But I definitely would not be bored by this! And the grill marks are so pretty 🙂

  2. I’m always on the lookout for great grilled chicken recipes. This looks so tasty!

  3. First of all, I LOVE honey on my chicken. It really does go with everything! Secondly, baked beans always complete a summer bbq 🙂

  4. I made this and it is delicious! I let it marinate for over an hour. I’ll make this again and again 🙂

  5. I made this yesterday and it was delicious!! It smelled so good while grilling too – when I opened the lid to flip the chicken over, it smelled wonderful. Thank you for a great marinade recipe!

  6. Made this tonight with grilled corn, a buttermilk-yogurt dressed salad and thyme seasoned zucchini and squash. This chicken dish was so simple yet so flavorful and unbelievably moist! Its now in my go-to chicken recipe book!

  7. Hello from Nova Scotia, Canada! My husband and I made this for dinner tonight and absolutely loved it! Great job 🙂 I’m a new fan of your blog!!!

  8. I made this last night and it is delicious! I love this site; fresh and easy recipes. So glad I found two peas.

  9. Made this last night for my husband and I – wonderful! Definitely will go on our favorites list! We ended up baking the chicken due to lack of access to a grill right now – bet it tastes amazing grilled too!

  10. 4 stars
    I made this delicious chicken, using the marinade, but don’t have a grill so cooked in my crockpot. So good!

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