Basil Grilled Chicken Recipe

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Basil Grilled Chicken
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  1. Press 3/4 Tsp pepper into meaty sides of chicken breasts.
  2. Combine melted butter with 1/4 cup chopped basil.
  3. Brush chicken lightly with the melted butter mixture.
  4. Prepare charcoal grill for medium heat.
  5. Combine softened butter with minced basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, and 1/4 Tsp pepper in a small bowl.
  6. Whip until blended and smooth, transfer to a small serving bowl, and refrigerate until needed.
  7. Grill chicken over medium coals for 8-10 minutes on each side or until done, basting frequently with melted butter mixture and turning occasionally.
  8. Serve grilled chicken with basil-butter.
  9. Garnish with fresh basil leaves if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 558.66 Kcal (2339 kJ)
Calories from fat 377.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.97g 65%
Cholesterol 231.85mg 77%
Sodium 931.71mg 39%
Potassium 695.22mg 15%
Total Carbs 0.62g 0%
Sugars 0.02g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.21g 1%
Protein 48.27g 97%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 42.1mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 196.63 Kcal (823 kJ)
Calories from fat 132.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.77g 65%
Cholesterol 81.6mg 77%
Sodium 327.94mg 39%
Potassium 244.7mg 15%
Total Carbs 0.22g 0%
Sugars 0.01g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.07g 1%
Protein 16.99g 97%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 14.8mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.6
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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