Peppered Grilled Basil Chicken

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Chicken breasts are covered with coarse pepper and then basted and grilled on the barbecue with a butter basil mixture. Fantastic!


  1. Press 3/4 tsp coarse ground pepper into meaty sides of chicken breast halves, then sprinkle them with salt.
  2. Combine melted butter, basil, Parmesan cheese, and garlic to use as a basting mixture for chicken.
  3. Make mixture ahead and let it steep for at least 30 minutes to let flavors develop.
  4. Grill chicken over medium coals 8 - 10 min on each side, basting frequently with basting mixture.


Most Helpful

Very enjoyable. I used shredded parmesan so had to add it at the end, which wasn't a bad thing. I think this would also be good sauteed. Thanks for the recipe.

iris5555 September 05, 2005

We enjoyed this chicken. Next time I make it I will make a little more butter mixture as there didn't seem to be enough for basting. The flavor was good. Thank you for sharing!

Bev August 03, 2005

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