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Author Notes: This was a spur-of-the-moment inspired dish. I'm growing basil for the first time this summer and while watering it one morning I became hungry for it. So I had chicken laid out for dinner and started putting things with it I thought would be good. Now the dish is a staple at not only our home but at the fire station my husband works at too! —AmyBeth
breasts of chicken, boneless & skinless
cups mozzerella cheese, shredded
sprigs fresh basil, chopped (per breast)
pats garlic butter (per breast)
salt to taste
pepper to taste
- Butterfly your breasts
- Add basil, cheese, garlic butter, salt & pepper to inside of breasts
- Close breasts back together and secure by threading a wooden skewer through it
- Grill breasts until done
- Add a little more cheese & basil to the tops and melt
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe Using Fresh Basil