Home » Summer » Glazed grilled chicken and peaches
| | |

Glazed grilled chicken and peaches

This glazed grilled chicken and peaches makes a delicious summertime meal. Serve with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella for a light, yet filling warm weather dinner.

I’ll give you variations and substitutions where I can, plus helpful tips and tricks for success. Read on for this info as well as the recipe. If you’d like to skip straight to the recipe, use the jump to recipe button at the top of the post.

You may also be interested in my grilled chicken taco salad and grilled chicken tacos recipes.

For ease of browsing, you can find all of my chicken recipes in one place.

Grilled chicken with peach glaze and grilled peaches

Pook’s Pantry participates in affiliate programs. If you make a purchase through one of my links, I may earn a small commission. For more information, please see my disclosure policy.

Why you should make this grilled chicken and peaches

This meal was so quick and easy, but it also filled us up. It makes great use of summer produce and moves the cooking outdoors to avoid heating the house.

Peached glazed chicken with grilled peaches

Once I put the chicken on the grill, 10 minutes later, dinner was done. That is a speedy summertime meal. And one that everyone will love.

Peach glaze ingredients for grilled chicken

This simple homemade peach glaze comes together quickly, and can be made ahead of time. It tastes a bit like a peach BBQ sauce, which is not a bad thing in my book.

To add a little heat to this sauce, try my peach pepper jam.

Ingredients for peach glaze

To make it, combine everything in a small pot and let it cook down for 5 – 10 minutes, until it is thickened to your liking.

How to make it

Preheat your grill and clean the grates. Then, lightly oil the chicken and season it. Let the chicken cook for 5 minutes on one side, then flip it over.

When you flip the chicken, add the peaches to the grill.

How to make grilled chicken and peaches

When you have about 3 minutes left of cooking time, brush the peach glaze on the grilled chicken. Let everything cook for the final few minutes, then remove the peaches and chicken at the same time.

Tools and equipment

You’ll need a basting brush to coat the chicken on the grill. I like these silicone brushes. They are inexpensive and they work well.

The other tool you will need are long grill tongs. These are just like kitchen tongs, but longer. I don’t like the heavy-duty grill tongs, I find them cumbersome. These fit in my hand much better and are easier to use.

Grilled chicken and peaches Q & A

Here are a few quick tips, and some answers to frequently asked questions.

Sliced grilled chicken with peach glaze on platter
How long does it take to grill chicken breasts?

Depending on the size and thickness of your chicken, on average it takes about 10 – 12 minutes total.

Can I make this in the oven?

Yes. You can bake the chicken for 25 minutes at 350°F instead of grilling.

How long do I let chicken rest before slicing?

It is very important to let the chicken rest for about 5 minutes before cutting into it. You can loosely tent it with foil to keep it warm.

Serving suggestions

I served this grilled chicken and peaches with fresh basil, tomatoes from the garden and ciliengine, or mozzarella balls. Everything came together so deliciously, I would highly recommend serving it this way.

To round out the meal, here are a few suggestions:

Grilled chicken with peaches on platter.


If peaches aren’t available, or you want to change it up, here are a few BBQ sauce recipes that you can try:

Grilled chicken with grilled peaches

Please share

If you love this recipe, please give it 5 stars!

Image for Pinterest

I hope you love this grilled chicken and peaches recipe as much as we do! Please consider rating and/or commenting.

Your shares help this site to grow and I appreciate it so much. Do you know someone who would like this? I’d love it if you would share it on Facebook or pin it to your favorite recipe board.

Glazed grilled chicken and peaches

Cheryl Bennett
This glazed grilled chicken and peaches makes an easy summertime meal.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Chicken and turkey recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 438 kcal


  • 1/2 cup peach jam homemade or store bought
  • 1/4 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt divided
  • 1 tsp. black pepper divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder


  • Make the glaze
  • In a small sauce pan, combine peach jam, diced tomatoes, brown sugar, vinegar, half of the salt and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  • Simmer for 5 – 10 minutes, until slightly reduced and thickened. Remove from heat and purée. Set aside.
  • Grill the chicken and peaches
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat (375°F – 400°F / 190°C – 200°C)
  • Rub oil evenly over chicken breasts. *see note
  • Season chicken with remaining salt and pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.
  • Grill chicken for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Add peaches to the grill when you flip the chicken.
  • When you have 2 – 3 minutes left, brush the glaze onto the chicken. Keep an eye on it, as the sugar can cause it to burn!
  • Remove chicken and peaches from the grill and serve with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella, if desired.



Do not be tempted to oil chicken liberally. This causes flare ups on the grill and your chicken will be sooty. Use the smallest amount of oil possible. The chicken will naturally release when it is ready.


Serving: 1gCalories: 438kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 53gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 629mgFiber: 1gSugar: 25g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a delicious day 🙂

Questions? Send me an email, I’m happy to help. I’d love to send you weekly tips and recipes, so you can get updates about what’s happening in the kitchen!

Hello! All photos and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my photos or recipe (other than for personal use) without prior written permission. Thank you!


  1. Hey Cheryl, your recipe was amazing. Keep sharing this type of helpful and easy idea with us. Thanks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating