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    Basil Grilled Chicken

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    30 mins

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    Barenaked Chef's Note:

    We tried this recipe on a turkey breast at Thanksgiving...and it was awesome! This recipe comes from Southern Living's Five Star Recipe Collection.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Press 3/4 teaspoon pepper into meaty sides of chicken breast halves. Combine 1/3 cup melted butter and 1/4 cup chopped basil; stir well. Brush on chicken lightly.
    2. 2
      Combine 1/2 cup softened butter, 2 tablespoons basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper in small bowl. Beat at low speed of an electric mixer until mixture is well blended and smooth. Transfer to a small serving bowl; set aside.
    3. 3
      Grill chicken on medium coals 8-10 minutes per side, basting frequently with remaining melted butter mixture.
    4. 4
      Serve grilled chicken with basil-butter mixture. Garnish with fresh basil sprigs, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 04, 2014

      55

      We really enjoyed this chicken. I pounded the chicken for uniform thickness and used half butter and half olive oil. This was a great way to use my fresh basil. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Basil Grilled Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (126 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 471.8
     
    Calories from Fat 409
    86%
    Total Fat 45.4 g
    69%
    Saturated Fat 26.4 g
    132%
    Cholesterol 149.1 mg
    49%
    Sodium 410.1 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.6 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 16.1 g
    32%

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