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Basil Grilled Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Basil Grilled Chicken, by , is from Cooking With Care, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Beth Davis
Added: Wednesday, August 15, 2007


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

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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