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Spice Up Your Grill Game with Nashville Hot Chicken

Transport your taste buds to Nashville with this Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken Breast recipe. Made with Revolution Barbecue’s Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Spice Rub and tangy dill pickle juice, this dish is perfect for summer barbecues and weeknight dinners. Get ready to spice up your grilled chicken game! Recipe by Glenn Connaughton. Read more about Glenn here.

Grilled Nashville Hot Chicken

Grilled Nashville Hot Chicken

Looking to take your taste buds on a flavor journey to the heart of Music City? Look no further than this Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken Breast recipe! Packed with the authentic flavors of Revolution Barbecue's Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Spice Rub, this dish is sure to awaken your senses and leave you craving more.
One bite of this spicy and juicy chicken breast and you'll be transported straight to the heart of Nashville. The unique blend of cayenne pepper, kosher salt, sugar, black pepper, garlic, and paprika in the rub perfectly captures the essence of the famous Nashville Hot Chicken, bringing together the perfect balance of heat and sweetness.
And the secret ingredient? Tangy dill pickle juice! This flavorful brine locks in moisture and adds a subtle yet delicious tanginess to the chicken, taking the dish to a whole new level of deliciousness.
Grilling the chicken after it's been coated in the Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Spice Rub results in juicy and flavorful chicken that will leave your taste buds singing with joy. Perfect for summer barbecues, weeknight dinners, or any occasion that calls for a little heat and spice, this dish is sure to become a family favorite.
So what are you waiting for? Fire up your grill and get ready to experience the mouth-watering flavors of Nashville with this Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken Breast recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Marinating Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 27 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings



  • Place the chicken breasts in a large zip-top bag and pour in the dill pickle juice, making sure the chicken is fully coated. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  • Remove the chicken from the bag and discard the marinade. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  • Rub the chicken with the neutral oil, making sure to coat it evenly. Rub the Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Rub all over the chicken breasts, making sure to coat them evenly.
  • Place the chicken on the grill and cook for 5-6 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.


This Nashville Hot Grilled Chicken Breast is a spicy and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a summer barbecue or weeknight dinner. The combination of tangy dill pickle juice and smoky Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Spice Rub make for a delicious and juicy chicken breast that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Serve it alongside some fresh coleslaw and corn on the cob for a complete and satisfying meal. Enjoy!
Keyword Mexican-inspired grilled chicken recipe, Nashville Hot Chicken BBQ Rub, Summer BBQ dish, Tangy pickle juice marinade
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