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Honey Citrus Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: serves 6
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Dinner

Description

The Best Grilled Chicken Recipe Ever!


Ingredients

Scale

Chicken

  • juice of 2 lemons
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Basil Butter

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature (I used Challenge Butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional

Instructions

Chicken

  1. Whisk all marinade ingredients together. Place chicken in a zip-top bag and pour marinade on top. Marinate for at least 3 hours.

Basil Butter

  1. Combine all the butter ingredients in a small bowl and using a fork combine evenly. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. When ready remove chicken from the refrigerator. Preheat your grill to medium high heat. Grill chicken for 6-7 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of your chicken.
  3. Remove from grill and serve with a pat of basil butter on each chicken breast.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 piece without butter
  • Calories: 212
  • Sugar: 6.4 g
  • Sodium: 456.5 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 34.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 110.3 mg

Keywords: Cookies and Cups, Grilled Chicken, Dinner, Chicken Recipe

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