How long does it take to cook bone-in chicken breast on the grill?

It takes approximately 45 minutes to grill bone-in chicken breast. A lot of this will depend on how hot you are running grill and if you are finishing the cooking on in-direct heating. You want to check the meat and get a reading of 165°F with an instant-read thermometer.

How do you cook bone-in chicken breast on a gas grill?

Place chicken skin side down on indirect-heat area; close lid on gas grill. Cook 15 minutes. Turn chicken over, close lid on gas grill, and cook another 10 minutes. Move chicken over direct heat and cook, turning once, until skin is well browned and crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.

Do you flip bone-in chicken on the grill?

Place the chicken pieces on the cool side of the grill, skin side down. Cover the grill and cook until chicken begins to brown, about 35-40 minutes. Move the chicken closer to the hot side of the grill in a single line if possible. Flip the chicken and baste with the BBQ sauce.

How do I cook chicken on a gas grill?

Preheat your gas grill to 400°F. Once preheated, lower the temperature to 350°F. Place chicken on the grates and close the lid. Grill on one side for about 7 minutes or until the chicken naturally releases from the grill.

How do you not overcook chicken on the grill?

Salt doesn’t only impart flavor to your grilled chicken: it helps seal in moisture, too! Before you cook your chicken, generously coat the entire surface with salt. The extreme saltiness will fade during the cooking, ensuring that your dinner doesn’t taste like a salt lick.

How do you keep chicken breast moist on the grill?

All it takes is 30 minutes in a simple brine solution of 1/4 cup kosher salt dissolved in 4 cups water. This is all the time you need for the chicken breasts to absorb enough moisture so they can better hold up to the heat of the grill without drying out.

What’s the best way to grill chicken?

Preheat grill to medium high heat. Place chicken on the grill for 7-8 minutes. Flip over and cook an additional 7-8 minutes or until no pink remains and chicken reaches 165°F. Rest 3-5 minutes before slicing.

Why is my grilled chicken rubbery?

Overcooking. One of the leading causes of rubbery chicken is overcooking the meat. Chicken is to be cooked quickly with relatively high heat. Since most boneless skinless breasts aren’t the same thickness, it makes it difficult to cook them evenly.

Is it OK to eat rubbery chicken?

Rubbery chicken is generally safe to eat unless the cause of the rubbery texture is undercooking.

How do I cook chicken so it’s not rubbery?

How do you keep chicken from getting rubbery when smoking?

How to Avoid Rubbery Skin on Smoked Chicken
  1. Don’t cook the chicken at low temperatures, keep the temperature above 275°F.
  2. Don’t add any moisture by basting.
  3. Don’t wet brine, dry brine instead.
  4. Don’t wrap the bird in foil because this will create steam.
  5. Don’t sit the chicken in a pan.
  6. Spray the bird with oil and cover with seasoning or rub.