Grilled Italian Herb Crusted Chicken Breasts

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Herb Crusted Chicken on the Grill. Easy to make, juicy and makes great leftovers for lunch on top of a healthy salad From Blogs Got Heart.

A perfect side dish with this chicken is Eggplant Grilled with Parmesan Marinara

4 Chicken Breast with bone or boneless
1 teaspoon each garlic powder, basil, oregano, parsley
1 clove minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon rosemary, black pepper, salt
1/4 teaspoon thyme, sage
olive oil
Mix all herbs together.

Italian Flavored bread crumbs
Grating cheese
In a large bowl place chicken in the bowl with 1/4 cup olive oil, add herbs and garlic.  Marinate chicken for  at least 4 hours or overnight.

Place marinaded chicken on oil sprayed aluminum foil, or a grilling rack  , sprinkle with Italian flavored bread crumbs and grating cheese.  Cook over medium heat with  grill cover down until chicken is browned and crispy.
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  1. Gorgeous! Love the Aubergine side with it. Great you mentioned what herbs to use as I am never quite sure about the Italian herb Mix.

  2. The chicken sounds so delicious and flavorful with the herb crust!

  3. Beautiful dish. Absolutely beautiful.

  4. You're making me hungry Claudia! That looks fantastic. I also read your entry to the Project Food Buzz challenge and I tried to leave a comment but I don't think it saved because my computer hiccuped and knocked me offline when I hit the submit! These blasted machines!! Anyway, it was lovely and so much of your love of family and tradition comes through. Best of luck with the competition.

  5. Beautiful crust on that chicken. Great job with the cooking. Lovely.

  6. Ooh, when I used to eat chicken, Claudia, I always loved the leftovers more than anything. There's nothing like a good chicken salad sandwich (smile). Well, maybe your herb crusted chicken could stack up:)!

  7. Hi Claudia,
    That herb crusted chicken looks like some good eating!

    Bon appetit,

  8. What wonderful looking chicken! So crispy! Love it with eggplant.

  9. I love the herbs...This looks amazing :) And I really love the eggplant :)

  10. very tasty looking Claudia!! How's the new kitchen working out??

  11. I love the marinade. and grilled eggplant is great as a side dish.

  12. A simple, easy to make dish that sounds full of great flavors! The eggplant side is my favorite.

  13. I love, heart, adore herb crusts. (the eggplant's pretty enticing also). Combine herbs and chicken and I'm at your table! I wouldn't even eat much - just the pergfect herb crust!

  14. The chicken looks fantastic and I love the eggplant side you served with it!

  15. This looks incredible! I can't wait to try it, I love any kind of crusted chicken :)