The Best Grilled Chicken Strips

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Delicious, juicy, and flavorful – the best grilled chicken strips you’ll ever make come from a quick and easy marinade and this perfect grilling method!

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I have been super thrilled to add new contributors to Sweet C’s, and I’ve been working on one very special contributor to join the team for a while.

You’ve seen his recipes here a few times, and might have even caught a glimpse of his face…. but I’m SO SO SO excited to announce my husband Luke is going to be adding recipes to the site more frequently!

Luke is a fantastic cook. He is masterful when it comes to meats, veggies, and all sorts of ethnic dishes- but like many men, his best work is done on the grill.

Today Luke’s sharing his deliciously juicy, tender, and super flavorful grilled chicken strips recipe with us – you’ll love this easy method to make salad-ready chicken strips that make a fabulous cold lunch!

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I love delicious, fresh salads for lunch – and salads I can eat cold are the best.

This simple technique for making juicy, flavorful, never-dry grilled chicken strips is my favorite easy meal- I grill up a big batch on Sunday, and bring them to work with some lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and dressing for a quick, protein-packed, but healthy lunch that doesn’t need to be microwaved.

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These chicken strips are so easy – simply marinate for about a day before grilling to ensure the most delicious, flavorful, and never-dry meat.

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The Best Grilled Chicken Strips Recipe

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The Best Grilled Chicken Strips

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Delicious, juicy, and flavorful - the best grilled chicken strips you'll ever make come from a quick and easy marinade and this perfect grilling method!


  • 2 lb chicken , sliced into thin strips
  • 12 oz Italian dressing, 12oz
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce


  1. Cut chicken breasts into 2" thick strips, making sure they are fairly even.
  2. Put strips in a large zip bag and cover with Italian dressing and soy sauce.
  3. Gently squeeze the air out of the bag.
  4. Shake bag so all the chicken is covered with dressing.
  5. Place the bag in a bowl and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Pre-heat and clean grill- rubbing 1/2 an onion on the hot grill cleans and flavors the grates.
  7. Cook chicken on medium heat until 165 internal temperature.
  8. Enjoy when hot, or refrigerate and use for s sack-lunch.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 473Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 142mgSodium 15mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 0gSugar 6gProtein 37g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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  1. Not sure if charring them so badly is a good idea though, other than that, great recipe! Thank you!

    1. You have to marinate for a day! You need to add that in the prep time20 minutes is not the prep time. Please be transparent.