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Grilled Chicken with Basil Dressing
Contributed by: Whitedov1208Added: Feb 14, 2009 at 04:55 PM


The basil dressing makes this taste like you're fine dining at a posh restaurant! Easy recipe and serves 6.

  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (light can be used)
  • 3 Tablespoons plus 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon, grated lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds, coarsely crushed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 6 boneless/skinless chicken breasts or turkey cutlets
  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1 large clove garlic
How to make it:
  1. Whisk 1/3 cup of olive oil, lemon juice, fennel seeds, 3/4 teaspoon sea salt in a heavy-duty re-sealable plastic bag.
  2. Add the chicken (or turkey) and seal the bag to marinade.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes up to 1 day, turning the meat occasionally.
  4. Prepare the grill or oven (375 degrees) and bake meat until throughly cooked.
  5. Transfer the meat to platter and drizzle the basil dressing over and serve.
  6. Add brown balsmati rice and string beans for a complete meal!
    BASIL DRESSING: Meanwhile, blend the basil, garlic, lemon zest and remaining 1/4 cup lemon juice, 3/4 teas. salt in a blender (or whisk) until smooth. Gradulally blend in the remaining 1/3 cup olive oil. Add more salt to taste, if desired.