Chicken Rollups with Zesty Lemon Herb Sauce

Tender chicken breast rolls filled with gooey provolone cheese and savory ham, grilled to perfection on your Big Green Egg. These rollups are then sliced into bite-sized rounds, creating a mouthwatering appetizer or main course. Top it off with our zesty lemon herb sauce, bursting with the fresh flavors of lemon, parsley, and basil. Get ready to savor every delicious bite of this flavor-packed dish!

15 Minutes
30 Minutes



  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts 
  • slices of provolone cheese 
  • slices of thinly sliced ham 
  • tablespoon olive oil 
  •  Salt and pepper, to taste 
  •  Toothpicks (for securing the rollups) 

Zesty Lemon Herb Sauce

  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • tablespoons olive oil 
  • tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 
  • tablespoon chopped fresh basil 
  • teaspoon minced garlic 
  •  Salt and pepper, to taste 



Step 1

Preheat your Big Green Egg grill. Set the EGG for direct cooking at 450°F/232°C.

Step 2

Take the chicken breasts and pound them to an even thickness of about 1/4 inch.

Step 3

Season both sides of the chicken breasts generously with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Grab a chicken breast and place it on a cutting board. Arrange 2 slices of provolone cheese and 2 slices of ham on top of the chicken breast.

Step 5

Carefully roll up the chicken breast tightly and secure it with toothpicks.

Step 6

Repeat the previous step for the remaining chicken breasts.

Step 7

Using a basting brush, lightly brush each chicken rollup with olive oil.

Step 8

Place the rollups on the preheated grill and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F/73°C.

Step 9

Once cooked, remove the rollups from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes.

Step 10

After resting, carefully slice each rollup into 1-inch thick rounds.

Step 11

Serve the delicious grilled chicken rollups with the zesty lemon herb sauce on the side. Enjoy the explosion of flavors with every bite!

Zesty Lemon Herb Sauce

Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together the freshly squeezed lemon juice, olive oil, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh basil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.

Step 2

Let the sauce sit for at least 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

Step 3

Serve the zesty lemon herb sauce alongside the grilled chicken rollups.

Step 4

Drizzle the sauce over the rollups or use it as a dip.

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