Savory Italian Grilled Chicken

By surlochoms

  • 6 chicken breasts

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • fresh ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaf, chopped

  • 1/4 cup melted butter

  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary

  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese

  1. Directions

  2. To grill, skin chicken breasts and rub in pepper to taste. Blend basil, olive oil, butter, garlic and parmesan cheese at low speed using an electric blender, chopper or processor till smooth. Baste chicken lightly with mixture. Grill over medium coals basting during cooking time with basil sauce. During this time add the rosemary branches to coals for added smoke flavor. Do this 2 or 3 times. Grill 10 minutes each side depending on barbecue temperature. Garnish with fresh basil and serve this grilled chicken recipe with rice or Italian pasta.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts (Per Serving)
Calories 403
Calories from Fat 273 (67%)
Amount Per Serving %DV
Total Fat 30.3g 46%
Saturated Fat 10.1g 50%
Monounsaturated Fat 14.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1g
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 113mg 37%
Sodium 159mg 6%
Potassium 336mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 30.8g 61%

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