Thursday, May 29, 2014

Basil-Lime Chicken

I don't know where this came from, it's just too good to not share it with you. Basil is growing at my house, limes are readily available, and who doesn't like chicken?
Basil-Lime Chicken
4 limes, juice and zest
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons soy sauce
6 green onions, chopped and divided
4 cloves minced garlic, divided
1/4 cup chopped basil
salt and pepper
3 lbs. chicken breasts
1 jalapeno
Combine juice and zest of 2 limes, olive oil, mustard, Worcestershire, soy, 3 green onions, 2 garlic cloves, salt, pepper, and mix well. Cut the chicken into even cutlets, place in a gallon-sized ziplock bag. Pour marinade over the chicken. Marinade for over 2 hours. better to do this overnight. Preheat your grill or grill pan. Grill 7 minutes, flip. Grill until internal temp is 170ยบ
Let the chicken rest. Meanwhile, combine the juice and zest of 2 limes, evoo, 3 chopped onions,
2 cloves of minced garlic, jalapeno and basil. Slice chicken into bite-size pieces and pour the sauce on top. As Rachael would say, "yummo!"

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