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Basil Butter Chicken
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4 from 3 votes

Basil Butter Grilled Chicken Breasts

Butter and basil basted chicken breast make a savory, moist grilled chicken breast.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins


  • 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper


  • Preheat the grill to high.
  • Rub the chicken breasts with Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  • Combine the melted butter with the basil and then brush it on both sides of the chicken breasts. ┬áMake sure you leave some so we can baste the breasts later.
  • Place the chicken breasts on the grill and grill for about 4 - 5 minutes on the first side.
  • Flip the chicken breasts over and baste with the remaining butter and basil mixture and close the lid.
  • Grill the chicken breasts for 5 more minutes or until done (every grill is different!).


Serving: 4g