Lemon basil has green leaves, but it also has a distinct citrus aroma and flavor.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2002

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Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, blending well. Add chicken; cover and chill 40 minutes, turning occasionally.

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  • Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade.

  • Cook chicken in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

  • Pour reserved marinade through a wire-mesh strainer into skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve chicken over hot cooked rice.

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