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Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Breast

Easy dinners don't get much tastier than this Ninja Foodi Grill Chicken Breast recipe! Perfectly juicy chicken in a snap.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Ninja Foodi Grill
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 297kcal


  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • ½ cup packed parsley leaves
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 24 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Optional Garnishes: crushed red pepper flakes, Maldon sea salt, parsley


  • In a blender, combine the avocado oil, lemon juice and zest, parsley, salt, and pepper—process for 1 minute.
  • Place the chicken in a shallow dish or zip-top bag. Pour all but ¼ cup of the marinade over the chicken and toss to coat.
  • Reserve the remaining marinade.
  • Marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  • Drain the marinade.

Ninja Foodi Grill

  • Using the grill setting, preheat to medium heat. Set the timer to 16 minutes.
  • When you get the add food notification, add the chicken.
  • Cook for 8 minutes and then flip. Brush with reserved marinade.
  • Cook for an additional eight minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 160° F.
  • Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Grill or Grill Pan

  • Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  • Grill, covered, for 8 minutes. Flip and brush with the reserved marinade.
  • Cook for about 8 minutes more until the meat reaches about 160 degrees.
  • (It will continue to cook as it rests and reach the recommended 165 degrees.


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 619mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg