Recipe: Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Chicken Skewers

Chicken skewers are so easy to make and taste divine. All you need are a few basic tools: wooden skewers, aluminum foil, and a grill! This recipe features my all-time favorite flavor: balsamic vinegar. When it’s heated, the vinegar thickens and becomes sweet with a wonderful aroma.

When I grill meat, I always lay down a piece of aluminum foil before adding the meat. This will keep your grill clean, and the best part, is you’ll still get the gorgeous grill marks. Here are a couple more secrets to get those perfect grill marks:

  1. Heat your grill to at least 400F or higher.
  2. Let the meat cook (no peeking).

Want to know the secret to making these melt in your mouth? A balsamic reduction! A drizzle on top will achieve absolute perfection.

Rosemary Balsamic Chicken Skewers

Chicken Skewer Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

Balsamic Reduction Ingredients

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar

Other Supplies

  • 8-10 wooden/metal skewers
  • Aluminum foil
  • Grill
  • Spatula
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. Preheat grill to 400F.
  2. Prep chicken breast by slicing chicken into 1-inch strips. Stick a skewer through each strip and place on a plate. Grill Master Tip: Make sure each piece of chicken is the same thickness to ensure even cooking.
  3. Season chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, rosemary, and garlic salt. Drizzle on balsamic vinegar.
  4. Once grill is heated, place a sheet of aluminum foil on top and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Place the chicken skewers onto the grill and let cook for about 5 minutes. Flip and cook the other side for about 3 minutes or until thoroughly cooked all the way through.
  5. While the chicken is cooking, begin making your balsamic reduction. I followed the method by Oh, She Glows.

This is the perfect recipe for dinner or a tasty appetizer to bring to your next party. Enjoy!

What is your favorite flavor to add to chicken?

Please share in the comments below! Heck, I might use them in the my next recipe!

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