|Pinch Basil at the point two leaves have two small leaves growing above them|
3/4 tsp. coarsely ground pepper
4 chicken breasts, skin removed
2 Tbls. minced fresh basil
2 Tbls. grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
Press 3/4 tsp. pepper into meaty side of chicken. Mix 1/3 cup melted butter and 1/4 cup chopped basil in bowl. Brush chicken lightly with some of the mixture. Grill chicken over medium coals for 8 to 10 minutes per side or until cooked through, basting frequently with remaining melted butter mixture. Garnish with fresh basil sprigs and serve with basil butter.
This recipe like so many others we have been sharing this year is on a theme. For July the theme is Grilling.