Herb-Tomato Grilled Chicken (oven version)

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

Tips: Fresh chopped parsley can be substituted for fresh basil. You may marinate the chicken pieces in the sauce before grilling.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
chicken, 3 to 3 1/2 lbs., cut up
1 dash(es)
salt
1 dash(es)
black pepper

BASTING SAUCE

2 Tbsp
oil or melted butter
3/4 c
tomato ketchup or chili sauce
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 clove
garlic, minced or pressed
3 Tbsp
fresh chopped basil or 2 tsp. dried basil leaves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut off excess fat from chicken pieces.
2
Loosen the skin away from the meat (this helps the basting sauce to reach the meat underneath).
3
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
4
Mix together and blend well the oil, tomato ketchup or chili sauce, lemon juice, the garlic and the herbs used.
5
Place chicken pieces on rack.
6
Brush on both sides with basting sauce.
7
Grill chicken for 12 to 15 minutes on one side, brushing with basting sauce from time to time.
8
Turn chicken over.
9
Brush again with sauce.
10
Grill chicken for another 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is done and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
11
Serve immediately with crusty bread and a tossed green salad, tomatoes and crispy baked potato wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American