Grilled Chicken With Cilantro Butter


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Ingredients You'll Need

4 chicken breasts with skin
1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
8 sprigs fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice


Directions

Combine garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a small dish; mash into a paste using the back side of a large spoon.


Add lime peel.


Loosen the skin of the chicken by slipping your hand between the meat and the skin.


Spread a quarter of the garlic mixture and tuck cilantro sprigs under the skin of each breast.


Combine chopped cilantro, butter, oil, and lime juice in a small bowl.


Brush chicken skin lightly with the mixture.


Sprinkle with remaining ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.


Place chicken on grill, skin side down.


Brush with cilantro-butter mixture.


Cover and grill for 15 minutes.


Turn chicken; brush with half of the remaining cilantro-butter.


Cover and grill 10 minutes.


Without turning, brush chicken with remaining cilantro-butter.


Cover and grill 5 minutes or until done.


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