Coffee Brined Chicken Breast 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 cups water 3/4 cup strong coffee 1/4 cup kosher salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 lemon cut into slices 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 tablespoon mustard seed 1 tablespoon coriander seeds Bring one cup of water to a boil and pour into a bowl. Add salt and sugar and stir until dissolved. Add coffee, lemon slices, peppercorns, mustard and coriander seeds. Pour into a shallow baking dish or resalable bag. Add chicken breasts, making sure they are covered in the brine. Refrigerate for about 2 hours. Preheat grill. Remove chicken breasts from brine and place on hot grill. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until done.