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Grilled Basil Chicken

Grilled Basil Chicken

Course entree
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 plum tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves


  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Gently rub basil leaves and tomatoes under cold running water.
  • For marinade, place tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, vinegar, salt and basil leaves in a blender. Cover and process until well blended.
  • Place chicken breasts in a shallow dish. Cover with marinade. Cover dish. Refrigerate about 1 hour, turning occasionally. Do not rinse raw poultry.
  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Place chicken on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Do not reuse marinades used on raw foods.
  • Wash hands with soap and water after handling raw chicken.
  • Grill chicken 4-6 minutes on each side until internal temperature reaches 165┬░Fon food thermometer.


This recipe was developed using the Safe Recipe Style Guide at SafeRecipeGuide.org