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  • Servings: 4
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  • Chicken:
  • 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless, pounded thin
  • 3/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Basil Butter:
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 TBLS basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 TBLS grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp 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, or broiler.
  • 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.
  • Nutritional Information, Per Serving:
  • 360 calories; 26 g fat; 16 g saturated fat; 1 g carbohydrate


Categories: Broil/Grill  Dairy  Main Dish  Poultry  Savory 

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