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Honey Basil Grilled Chicken Recipe

November 30th, 2012 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post


  1. 1cuplemon juice
  2. 2/3cup finely choppedfresh basil
  3. 2/3cuphoney
  4. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  5. 1teaspoonfresh ground pepper
  6. 4garlic cloves, minced
  7. 2boneless skinless chicken breast halves(6 ounce each)
  8. 2mediumyellow sweet peppers
  9. 2mediumsweet red peppers
  10. vegetable oil cooking spray


  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients.
  2. Cut the peppers into 1-2″ pieces.
  3. Add the chicken breasts& peppers to the honey mixture.
  4. I put all the ingredients in a heavy-duty zip lock bag.
  5. Seal the bag and shake it until the chicken& peppers are coated with the honey mixture.
  6. Put it in the refrigerator and let it marinate for 3 hours.
  7. Turn the bag several times to make sure the chicken and the vegetables are well coated with the marinade.
  8. Take the chicken and peppers out of the marinade.
  9. Put the marinade in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
  10. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce reduces a small amount.
  11. This usually takes about 5 minutes.
  12. Spray the grill rack with cooking spray.
  13. Heat the grill to medium heat.
  14. Put the chicken on the rack and close the grill lid.
  15. Cook for 8-10 minutes.
  16. Turn the chicken and continue cooking for 8-10 minutes.
  17. Baste with the marinade during the last few minutes of cooking.
  18. The peppers can be grilled in a grilling basket or on skewers.
  19. The peppers will need to grill for about 5 minutes on each side.
  20. The chicken and peppers can be cooked in your oven broiler.
  21. Place them in a single layer on the broiler pan which has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  22. Broil 5-6 inches from the heat for 10 minutes.
  23. Turn the chicken and peppers and baste with the marinade.
  24. Cook for an additional 8-10 minutes or until chicken is done.

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