herb-tomato grilled chicken (oven version)

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By Rev BJ Friley
from Vicksburg, MS

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

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For herb-tomato grilled chicken (oven version)

  • 1
    chicken, 3 to 3 1/2 lbs., cut up
  • 1 dash
    salt
  • 1 dash
    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
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How To Make herb-tomato grilled chicken (oven version)

  • 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.

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