Grilled Basil and Garlic Stuffed Chicken

Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

This is so easy to make and has a great flavor. One of my husband's favorites. Adapted from BHG The Grilling Book to suit our taste. Great served with wild rice and a salad. Enjoy

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  1. For sauce, in a small bowl combine lemon peel, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon melted butter.
  2. For stuffing, combine butter, parmesan cheese, basil and garlic in a small bowl.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Place chicken piece between 2 double layers of plastic wrap.
  5. Use flat side of a meat mallet to pound chicken into rectangles about 1/8 inch thick.
  6. Remove plastic warp.
  7. Spread stuffing on chicken.
  8. Sprinkle lightly with salt, pepper and ground red pepper to taste.
  9. Fold in sides of each chicken breast and roll up chicken.
  10. Secure with wooden toothpicks.
  11. Grill over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, brushing occasionally with sauce the last 10 minutes of grilling.