Honey Citrus Chicken
Ingredients
  • 1 medium organic pineapplepeeled, cored, and coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium organic jalapeño chiliseeded and finely chopped
  • 1teaspoon organic garlicminced
  • 1cup orange juice
  • 1/2cup fresh organic lime juice
  • 3tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2tablespoons (packed) fresh organic cilantrochopped
  • 2tablespoons (packed) fresh organic basilchopped
  • 1tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1teaspoon organic orange peelgrated
  • 1teaspoon organic lime peelgrated
  • 8 large skinless, boneless organic chicken breast halves
  • 2tablespoons honey
  • 3tablespoons organic butter
  • fresh cilantro sprigs
  • fresh basil sprigs
Instructions
  1. Puree pineapple, jalapeño, and garlic in a blender until almost smooth. Pour pineapple puree into 13x9x2 inch glass dish. Add orange juice, lime juice, soy sauce, cilantro, basil, black pepper, orange peel, and lime peel to puree. Stir to combine. Add chicken to marinade and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, turning frequently.
  2. Remove chicken from marinade. Using a rubber spatula, lightly scrape excess marinade from chicken. Strain marinade into medium saucepan. Transfer 1/3 cup marinade to small bowl; whisk in honey. Boil remaining marinade until reduced to 1 1/2 cups sauce, about 15 minutes. Whisk in butter. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the grill to medium-high and brush with oil. Grill chicken until cooked through, turning and basting often with reserved honey marinade, about 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer the chicken to a platter. Garnish with cilantro and basil sprigs. Serve, passing sauce separately.