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Recipe courtesy of George Stella

Picture of Cilantro Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe

Total Cook Time: 4 hours

Grilled Chicken Breast:

Prep time:  20 minutes
Cook time:  10 minutes
Total time:  30 minutes
Yield: 2-4 servings

Ingredients:

    • 1 pound (2 large breasts) boneless skinless chicken breast, butterflied
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons Cilantro Herb Butter, recipe follows
    • Fresh parsley, optional, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan over high heat.
  2. Lightly coat chicken with oil and sprinkle each evenly on both sides with the salt and pepper. Grill chicken breasts for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until thoroughly cooked; the meat should be solid white throughout and the internal temperature will read 165 degrees F. Remove from grill and immediately top with cilantro herb butter. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Serve as butter is melting.

Cilantro Butter:

Prep time:  10 minutes
Inactive Cook time:  1 hour 30 minutes
Total time:  1 hours 40 minutes
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients: 

  • Scampi Butter, recipe follows
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Directions:

  1. Follow the scampi butter recipe, but use only half of the garlic, and replace the parsley with 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro.

Scampi Butter (Base):

Prep time:  1 hour
Inactive Cook time:
 2 hour 30 minutes
Total time:
  2 hours 30 minutes
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients: 

    • 1/4 pound unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • Dash white pepper
    • Dash Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon white wine

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, whisk all ingredients until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate until ready to use. Use the Scampi “base” to make different flavored butters.
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