Grilled Chicken Breasts with Tomato-Basil Butter

Enjoy this grilled chicken topped with tomato-basil butter that’s ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lb)
2
teaspoons garlic-pepper blend
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
3
tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1 Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle chicken with garlic-pepper blend.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Serve chicken topped with butter mixture.

Expert Tips

Don't want to waste tomato paste when a recipe calls for a small amount? Use the squeeze tube version that can be refrigerated after being opened. Or spoon extra canned tomato paste in a 1-tablespoon-size dollop on a foil-lined cookie sheet and freeze until solid, then store in a resealable plastic bag in the freezer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.