Grilled Beer and Molasses Chicken Breasts

  • 28 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 18 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

A great recipe for chicken breast.  The beer adds a nice subtle flavor that compliments the sweetness of the molasses and the brightness of the cinnamon. A great addition to salads, sandwiches, wraps, or just served with rice or grilled vegetables.

What You'll Need

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL beer, ale works best
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL ketchup or tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL molasses
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons/7.5 mL sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon/1.25 mL coarse ground black pepper

How to Make It

Combine marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Place chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag. Add marinade to chicken, seal bag, and allow to marinate in refrigerator for 2-4 hours. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade. Place on grill and cook for 8-9  minutes on each side. When thickest part of meat reaches 165 degrees F/75 degrees C, remove chicken from grill, let rest and serve.

 Carve into slices and add to salads, wraps, and in pasta dishes.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1223
Total Fat 70 g
Saturated Fat 20 g
Unsaturated Fat 28 g
Cholesterol 418 mg
Sodium 1,352 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 132 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)