Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken is an easy weeknight dinner recipe that is delicious on the grill and filled with summer produce!

Grilling season is underway and I have been taking advantage of it as much as I can! It's just so easy to throw some things on the grill and call it dinner. I will admit, it's easy to get stuck in the brat and burger rut and I can always use some new grilling recipes to spice things up a bit! That's how this Grilled Bruschetta Chicken came to life and I'm oh-so glad it did!

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

How to Make Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

This grilled chicken recipe is super simple and easy to follow! The chicken breasts are marinated in a balsamic vinegar and olive oil combination and can take a quick 30 minute marinade or an all-day marinade.

The bruschetta topping is a simple combination of diced cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, and salt. You can make it while the chicken is marinating, along with perhaps prepping a side dish to go along. Side note: I served this with my Grilled Corn and Zucchini Orzo Salad - it was a great combo!

From here, all you have to do is grill the chicken. This recipe calls for you to grill the chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side, and I recommend using a meat thermometer to accurately ensure the chicken is cooked through.

What to Serve with Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

As mentioned, I served this Grilled Bruschetta Chicken with an orzo salad with it, but I think my Italian Panzanella Salad, Parmesan Grilled Zucchini, or Instant Pot Corn on the Cob would all be great options as well!

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

An easy chicken dish on the grill topped with bruschetta made with fresh tomatoes, basil, and balsamic vinegar.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Marinating Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 376kcal


For the Chicken:

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For the Bruschetta:

  • 8 ounces cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and salt. Pour it over the chicken breasts and let marinade for at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.
  • While the chicken is marinating, make the bruschetta topping.
  • In a medium bowl, combine diced tomatoes, basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • When you're ready to cook, preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Grill the chicken breasts for 5-7 minutes on each side, depending on how thick your chicken is, or until a meat thermometer reads the internal temperature to be 165 degrees F.
  • Top the chicken breasts with bruschetta topping and serve.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 972mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 398IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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