Monday, July 12, 2010

Basil Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter

3/4 tsp pepper
6 chicken breasts
1/4 c butter, melted
4 tsp dried basil

Basil Butter:
1/2 c butter, softened
2 tbls minced fresh basil
1 tbls shredded Parmesan
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

Prepare grill. Combine pepper, melted butter, and dried basil together to make basting butter. Brush chicken with basting mixture. Grill chicken over medium heat 8-10 min each side, basting frequently with basting mixture. Meanwhile, combine softened butter, fresh basil, parmesan, garlic powder, salt & pepper; mix well. Serve grilled chicken with dollop of basil butter on top.

To Freeze: Prepare basting butter & basil butter and place separately in small freezer bag. Place in large gallon baggie along with chicken breasts. Freeze.

To Serve: Thaw 25 hours. Prepare according to above directions.

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