Honey Orange Basil Chicken41 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 8 hr 30 min
“Very easy recipe. I catered an informal wedding for a friend and this was the main dish. It received rave reviews. Serve with rice medley and salad. Good recipe for working folks.” - by MOMZRIGHT
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- In a large resealable plastic bag, mix the orange juice, oil, honey, parsley, basil, orange zest, salt, and pepper. Place chicken in the bag, seal, and marinate in the refrigerator overnight.
- Preheat the grill for medium heat.
- Lightly oil the grill grate. Place the chicken on the grill, and discard marinade. Cook chicken 15 minutes, turning once, or until juices run clear.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 211 cal
- 9.7 g
- 5.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (41)Rate This Recipe
"I really enjoyed this chicken. I used fresh basil instead of dried and more fresh orange zest. I don't have a grill, so I baked this and then put it under the broiler to brown. Was very yummy. Terrifi..." See morec hot or cold. I can't stand to throw away marinade, so I boiled the remainder down to a glaze to serve with the chicken."
"A perfect meal for summertime. I used more orange zest than the recipe called for, and I squeezed fresh oranges for the juice. This gave the recipe a punch of orange flavor. I also baked it at 350 ..." See moredegrees for 30 minutes. So moist and tender! FYI: I just purchased a microplaner for zesting oranges, lemons, etc. - - what a fabulous tool. Gives you all the zest and essentials oils that recipes call for."
"Loved the combo of ingredients, but desired a stronger flavor. Made it for a freezer meal swap and everybody liked it. I am going to take the recommmendation of a reviewer to use orange juice concen..." See moretrate and fresh basil....and I love the idea of boiling down the marinate to make a glaze....I think those recommendations are exactly what it needs. I did like it enough to stick with it...I plan to make 3 batches to put in freezer storage bags tonight....easy pre-made meals to take camping!"
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