"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Basil Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Davis
Added: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 tsp. coarsely ground pepper
4 chicken breast halves, skinned
1/3 c. butter, melted
1/4 c. fresh chopped basil
1/2 c. softened butter
2 tbsp. minced fresh basil
1 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. pepper
fresh basil sprigs

Directions:
Directions:
Press 3/4 tsp. pepper into meaty sides of chicken breast halves. Combine 1/3 c. melted butter and 1/4 c. chopped basil; stir well. Brush chicken lightly with melted butter mixture.
Combine 1/2 cup softened butter, 2 tablespoons basil, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Beat at low speed until well blended and smooth. Transfer into small serving bowl and set aside.
Grill chicken over medium coals 8-10 minutes on each side, basting frequently with remaining melted butter mixture. Serve grilled chicken with basil butter mixture. Garnish with fresh basil sprigs.
Serves 4

 

 

 

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