Grilled Chicken and Garden Herb Sauce

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This is a recipe inspired by my garden. This year my basil and parsley is growing like crazy, which is a great problem to have I think. I wanted to use some of the herbs to make a sauce for the grilled chicken that I was planning for dinner. I saw the capers, an ingredient that my oldest loves, and this is what I came up with. If you’re in the mood for pork or steak, the sauce will work well with either of those.

Grilled Chicken and Garden Herb Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Capers, Chicken, Fresh, Garden, Grill, Herbs
Servings: 4
Calories: 345kcal
Author: SatMorning21

Ingredients

  • 3 Chicken breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons Parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons Basil
  • 2 Tablespoons Walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Chicken broth
  • 3 Oz. Capers
  • 1 Small jalapeno
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt

Instructions

For the Chicken

  • Heat grill to medium high.
  • Coated with olive oil and season with 1 teaspoon of salt.
  • Put chicken on the grill and cook 10 minutes on each side, until the juices run clear. If you don't like a lot of char on the chicken, cook 7 each side then remove to indirect heat (the side where the burners are off and cook until done.

For the Sauce

  • Add all ingredients, except for the capers, to your blender and blend for a couple minutes.
  • Add in the drained capers and give a few pulses. I don’t want to puree the capers, just buzz it enough to incorporate the flavor.
  • Top the chicken with the sauce and you’re all set for a fresh herby dinner! Serve with egg oodles and cauliflower.

Nutrition

Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1674mg | Potassium: 660mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.4mg

 

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