Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter

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Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter

Post by Hippieforever99 » Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:14 pm

4 chicken breast halves boneless and skinless pounded thin
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup melted butter
1/8 cup basil leaves, cut into thin strips
1/2 teaspoon salt

Basil Butter
1/4 cup butter @ room temperature
2 tablespoons basil leaves chopped
2 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

In small bowl, combine ingredients for basil butter; blend well. Place on sheet of plastic wrap, form into a log and refrigerate until needed. Preheat gas or charcoal grill. Press black pepper into one side of each chicken breast half. In small bowl combine melted butter basil and salt. Brush each breast half with butter mixture place on grill and cook, turning until done throughout about 7 to 8 minutes per side. When chicken is done, place one breast half on each of four plates top with one fourth of the basil butter log.
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