coffee brined chicken breasts

READY IN: 29mins
Recipe by chia2160

try this for really moist chicken on the grill. prep time doesn't reflect brining time. this is from fine cooking.

Top Review by ellie_

Simply super chicken. We used chicken parts instead of skinless breasts and cooked them on the grill for about 45 minutes. First time I ever used a brine and will definitely use this method and this recipe again for chicken as well as other meats. Thanks Chia for posting this keeper recipe. We will be having this often.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine the brine ingredients, except coffee in a saucepan, heat until sugar and salt dissolve pour into a large bowl, stir in coffee, refrigerate until cool.
  2. add chicken and use a small plate to keep it submerged 2-3 hours.
  3. heat grill to high.
  4. remove chicken from brine, blot with paper towels, and brush with oil or butter on both sides grill 4-8 minutes, moving halfway to create grill marks.
  5. turn over and grill 4-6 minutes more until done.

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