By Christina Jeffrey
It's Friday and it may be fall but I still love to enjoy grilled food through the cooler months.
This BBQ Chicken with pesto is a great fall meal for a weekend. The best part is that it is so simple!
Marinate the chicken breasts for at least 30 minutes with some oil, Montreal Chicken Spice, fresh lemon zest and thyme. Place them on the bbq and serve with the Basil Pesto that I posted a few weeks ago. This chicken is full of flavour and very juicy from the marinade. The creaminess of the basil pesto takes this meal to a whole other level!
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THE RECIPE | Urban Baker Co.
4 to 6 chicken breasts
1/4 cup grape seed oil
2 Tbsp's Montreal Chicken Seasoning
1 Tbsp fresh thyme
zest of 1 lemon
Basil Pesto (see link for Urban Baker Co. recipe)
1. Heat grill to medium heat about 400 degrees.
2. Place chicken breasts in plastic bag and add grape seed oil, chicken seasoning, thyme and lemon zest. Place chicken with marinade in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
3. Place marinated chicken breasts on grill for about 8 minutes, flip and cook for an additional 10 to 12 minutes until cooked through.
4. Place BBQ chicken on a serving platter and serve with Basil Pesto.