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This spicy buttermilk grilled chicken is a quick grilled recipe that leaves chicken extra moist and juicy.

Spicy Buttermilk Grilled Chicken

This buttermilk chicken recipe is so juicy and tender! I like to dip it in a spicy mayonnaise recipe that's made with sriracha!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dinner recipes, grilling recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 39kcal


  • 1 - 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts about 4 breasts
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Place the buttermilk, sriracha, and black pepper in a large shallow dish. Stir to combine.
  • Add the chicken and flip to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, preferably 4 hours.
  • Heat a grill to medium heat and cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  • Serve immediately with a mixture of sriracha and mayo, if desired.


Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 90mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 0.1mg