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Sunday, August 4, 2013

grilled lavender honey breast of chicken





sometimes you just can't get good pics because you are too hungry and its already late and you want to eat, but this was the best chicken i have had in a LONG time, so loved this recipe~

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grilled lavender honey breast of chicken

3/4 C. white wine vinegar or lavender wine vinegar
1/4 C. grated lemon zest
1/2 C. fresh lemon juice
1/4 C. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 C. honey or lavender honey
1 T. dried culinary lavender
1 1/2 t. fresh lime juice
1 t. sea salt
1/4 t. black pepper
8 boneless chicken breasts

In a large bowl, mix the vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, lavender, lime juice, sale and pepper. Add chicken and coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.

Preheat a grill to medium. Remove the chicken from the marinade and place, skin side down, on the grill. Cook, turning every 5 minutes and brushing with the marinade,for 15 minutes or until no longer pink when tested with a sharp knife. Discard any remaining marinade