I have been having a bountiful harvest of herbs that have been growing in my Mother's old washtub. It sets on my patio just off the kitchen door. When I need some herbs I just take a few steps and cut all I want. I used to have the herbs in the backyard vegetable garden and I hated to walk out there then the herbs were forgotten. I think the trick is to have them as close to the kitchen as possible.
I make sure to grow only what I love and nothing else. So rosemary, thyme, chives, and oregano are filling up most of the the tub. Everyone likes basil but it's just not for me. I know that's unbelievable!
To start this recipe, I picked a sprig (branch) each of rosemary and thyme and chopped them fine (about a tbsp. of chopped herbs).
I mixed the herbs with 1 stick of melted butter
I put the chicken and the herb mixture in a bag and mixed it well. You can use a Ziploc or even reuse a clean empty cereal bag like I did. Then put it in a bowl or on a plate in the refrigerator to marinate. I marinated this for a couple of hours.
Then the chicken breasts were grilled outside until done and nicely browned.
Rosemary and Thyme Marinated Grilled Chicken
I stick of butter (melted)
a sprig each of rosemary and thyme (equals about 1 tblsp total)
2 to 3 pounds of chicken breast
Chop the rosemary and thyme fine and mix with the stick of melted butter (1/2 cup). Marinate in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or longer. Grill until done and nicely browned.
Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
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