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Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter Recipe

  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


  • Marinade-
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Basil Butter-
  • ½ cup butter (at room temperature)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup minced fresh basil leaves


  1. In a small bowl, combine ingredients for basil butter; blend well. Place on a sheet of plastic wrap, form into a log and refrigerate until needed.
  2. Preheat gas or charcoal grill, or broil Press black pepper into 1 side of each chicken breast half. In a 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 or 8 minutes per side.
  3. When chicken is done, place 1 breast half on each of 4 plates; top with 1/4 of the basil butter log.

Keywords: Grilled,Chicken,with,Basil,Butter