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3 Easy Grilled Enchilada Chicken tacos with green salsa and red cabbage

Easy Grilled Enchilada Chicken

  • Author: This Mess is Ours
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This simple grilled chicken dinner is perfect for those hot Summer nights! It’s fast, easy, and always a hit with everyone at the dinner table!



4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, patted dry with paper towels.

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup prepared, gluten free red enchilada sauce


Oil the grill gates and preheat the grill to medium heat.

Season both sides of the chicken breasts liberally with salt and pepper.

Place the chicken on the grill, baste the top of the chicken with enchilada sauce then close the top and allow to cook for 6-7 minutes until the chicken easily pulls away from the grill grates, basting once or twice during the grilling process. Flip the chicken over, baste the other side with enchilada sauce and cook for another 6 minutes or until the temperature reaches an internal temperature reaches *160°F, basting an additional 2-3 times during the cooking process.

Remove the grilled chicken from the grill and let it rest under a tin foil tent for 5-10 minutes before serving.


***If making this recipe with boneless, skinless chicken thighs the chicken will need to reach 165°F before removing to from the grill.

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