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Old 12-05-2017, 07:48 PM
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I cannot do grilled chicken. Every time I try it ends up burned on the outside and raw on the inside. I have a good grill pan. It works great when grilling steak. I am a normally good cook.
I heat the grill first. Turn it only once. Just doesn’t come out right. Someone tell me what am I doing wrong.


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Old 12-05-2017, 07:50 PM
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I wonder if the heat is too high.
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Old 12-05-2017, 08:12 PM
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I believe grilling a chicken breast is more challenging than steak. I like my steak medium rare but my chicken cooked through so the timing is very different.

I cook the chicken breast on med.high to get grill marks on each side and then turn down on low to cook through. If I am in a hurry I put a sauce pan lid over the grill on low to quicken the process.
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Old 12-05-2017, 11:33 PM
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Do you cover the man with a lid while it is cooking? I would say lower your heat and cover the pan to allow the heat to build in the pan to.get the chicken to cook more evenly
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:10 AM
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Whenever I grill chicken I cook it over indirect heat on a lower setting. I just keep it on the grill longer.


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Old 12-06-2017, 07:02 AM
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Are you grilling breasts? They are very hard to get right.

What about switching to chicken thighs?
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Old 12-06-2017, 12:23 PM
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If I am grilling chicken, I only use the tenders, or the thin cut breasts. The regular chicken breasts just take too long, and like you said, the outside gets burnt. I also brush the pan/grill with oil so it won't stick.
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Old 12-06-2017, 02:34 PM
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Instead of grilling directly on the grill I use a cast iron pan. The pan gets hot so the outside seers, then I keep the heat on low. I've invested in a meat thermometer and that has been a huge help.
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:57 PM
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I do chicken breasts similarly to wildflowerz. I heat a cast iron skillet under the broiler and then put the chicken in. The hot pan beneath and the broiler above cook from both sides.
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