Grilled chicken breast strips

Posted on August 15th, 2013

Grilled chicken breast strips make good finger food and limit messiness when your little one feeds himself.

*Prep time: 28 minutes (including 20 minutes for marinating)
*Cooking time: 6 minutes
*Not suitable for freezing
*Suitable from 10 months onwards


  • 1 skinned chicken breast batted out to 5mm thick
  • A little olive oil for griddling
  • Marinade
  • Half garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp caster sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cover the chicken breasts with cling film or greaseproof paper and flatten with a mallet.
  2. Cut the chicken into strips.
  3. Mix together all the ingredients for the marinade and marinate the chicken for at least 20 minutes.
  4. Heat the griddle and brush with a little oil. Remove the chicken from the marinade and griddle for about 3 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  5. Serve with vegetables like baby carrots or broccoli that your baby can pick up with his fingers.