Bessys Zesty Grilled Garlic-Herb Chicken

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Bessys Zesty Grilled Garlic-Herb Chicken

Prep 15 m

Cook 40 m

Ready In 55 m

4 Servings

748 Calories


"Though seemingly unconventional, this recipe will surely please anyone. The combination of exotic ingredients comes together perfectly to form an altogether delicious grilled chicken."

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  1. 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  2. 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

  3. 1/2 cup white sugar

  4. 1/2 tablespoon honey

  5. 1/2 teaspoon saffron

  6. 4 cloves garlic, minced

  7. 1 teaspoon dried basil

  8. 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  9. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  10. 1 teaspoon salt

  11. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

  12. 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley

  13. 1 pinch dried sage


  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish. In a medium bowl, mix together the olive oil, sugar, honey, saffron, garlic, basil, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt, oregano, parsley, and sage. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Cover, and marinate 20 to 25 minutes in the refrigerator.

  2. Preheat the grill for medium heat.

  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Discard marinade, and place chicken on the grill. Cook for 10 minutes on each side, or until exterior is charred and juices run clear.

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