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Easy Stove Top Grilled Chicken

Easy Stove Top Grilled Chicken

Perfect for an easy dinner or meal prep.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • Cast iron skillet or griddle


  • 1 lb Chicken Breasts, Butterflied or Chicken Breast Tenderloins
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 2 tsp Garlic and Herb Seasoning Or Seasoning Of Choice


  • Start with placing your chicken in a large Ziploc bag.
  • Use a meat tenderizer to pound the meat until it is ¼-½" thick.
  • Set meat aside while you prepare the skillet or griddle.
  • Place your skillet or griddle on the stove top over medium-high heat.
  • Pour the oil evenly over the skillet or griddle.
  • Wait for the oil to heat up, the oil will slightly bubble and will bubble a lot when splattered with cold water.
  • Place your chicken in the skillet or on the griddle.
  • Then season your chicken with ½ of the salt, pepper and seasoning of your choice.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes, flip the chicken.
  • Season the other side of the chicken with the remaining seasonings.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes. Flip the chicken over again and sear for 1-2 minutes.
  • Verify your chicken is cooked through. It should be 165° F prior to eating.
  • Enjoy!