17 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Throw on the BBQ For Your Family This Summer

Beat the heat by leaving your oven off this Summer and mixing up your family's dinner routine with some delicious grilled chicken recipes that can be thrown straight onto the BBQ. From pastas and salads to tacos and skewers, there are a bunch of different ways to spruce up a chicken breast for a family dinner al fresco.

Scroll through for 17 recipes we can't wait to make for our families this Summer.

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Avocado Ranch Chicken
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Avocado Ranch Chicken

What kid doesn't love a dollop of ranch dressing? These chicken skewers are generously doused with avocado ranch and can be served up with a few slices of fresh avocado.

02
Mexican Grilled Chicken Tacos
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Mexican Grilled Chicken Tacos

Make taco night more summery with this Mexican grilled chicken recipe.

03
Balsamic Grilled Chicken Topped With Caprese Salad
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Balsamic Grilled Chicken Topped With Caprese Salad

This chicken dish is topped with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and balsamic vinegar.

04
Italian Marinated Grilled Chicken and Zucchini
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Italian Marinated Grilled Chicken and Zucchini

Even the zucchini accompanying this marinated Italian chicken is grilled, making dinnertime a breeze.

05
Caprese Grilled Chicken Sandwich
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Caprese Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Even the pickiest of eaters can get on board with a sandwich topped with grilled chicken, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese.

06
Grilled Chicken Pita Flatbreads
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Grilled Chicken Pita Flatbreads

Flatbreads are a great way to shake up dinner time and avoid pizza takeout every week. This one is topped with grilled chicken and creamy feta cheese.

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Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Zoodle Bowls
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Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Zoodle Bowls

Keep the oven and the stove off with this meal — substitute zucchini noodles (zoodles) for pasta, and top the dish with fresh bruschetta chicken.

09
Grilled Chicken Caesar Wraps
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Grilled Chicken Caesar Wraps

Wrap up your grilled chicken with lettuce, parmesan, and your family's favorite caesar dressing.

10
BBQ Chicken Salad
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BBQ Chicken Salad

Keep dinner cool and fresh with a colorful salad topped with BBQ grilled chicken.

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Grilled Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Wraps
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Grilled Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Wraps

These pineapple chicken wraps combine sweet and savory for a pita wrap your kids will want to eat at every meal.

12
Hoisin Glazed Grilled Chicken
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Hoisin Glazed Grilled Chicken

This is grilled chicken with an Asian spin, meaning you can avoid not only the oven, but spending money on takeout!

13
Greek Grilled Chicken and Hummus Wrap
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Greek Grilled Chicken and Hummus Wrap

Combine the best elements of Greek salad into a pita wrap spread with hummus for a quick dinner (or even lunch!).

15
Monterey Chicken Sandwiches
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Monterey Chicken Sandwiches

These Monterey chicken sandwiches can be topped with each person's favorite burger toppings!

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Hawaiian Pineapple Coconut Chicken Skewers
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Hawaiian Pineapple Coconut Chicken Skewers

These chicken skewers are great for throwing on the BBQ for a quick yet healthy dinner that the whole family will love.

17
Grilled Thai Mango Chicken
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Grilled Thai Mango Chicken

This fruity chicken has a Thai twist and is bound to become a new favorite for your kiddos.