You are here: Home » Recipes » Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter Grilled Chicken with Basil Butter Yield 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins National Chicken Council PrintEmail Ingredients Chicken:4 -- chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless, pounded thin3/4 teaspoon black pepper1/4 cup melted butter1/4 cup basil leaves, cut into thin strips1/2 teaspoon saltBasil Butter:1/4 cup butter, room temperature3 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon black pepper Instructions In small bowl, combine ingredients for basil butter; blend well. Place on sheet of plastic wrap, form into a log and refrigerate until needed. Preheat gas or charcoal grill, or broiler. Press black pepper into one side of each chicken breast half. In 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 – 8 minutes per side. When chicken is done, place one breast half on each of four plates; top with one fourth of the basil butter log. From Johnson & Wales at North Miami, Fla.