Grilled Chicken Breasts


4 chicken breast halves without skin
2 t dijon mustard
3 1/2 T white wine vinegar
2 t garlic, minced
2 t honey
1 1/3 T fresh thyme,or 2 teaspoons minced, dried
1/3 t coarse salt
1 1/3 ds red pepper flakes
1 T olive oil
4 sprigs fresh thyme


Place the chicken breasts within a folded piece of plastic wrap; sligtly flatten upper portion of each breast with the broad side of a chef’s knife to promote even grilling. Place breasts in a shallow glass or ceramic dish. Place mustard, vinegar, garlic, honey, thyme, salt and pepper flakes in a small bowl; stir with fork to combine.

Add oil a little at a time and whisk to combine marinade. Pour marinade over breasts. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator,turning once or twice in marinade, for at least 2 hours, or up to 4 hours. Remove breasts from marinade, scraping any bits clinging to chicken back into the shallow dish.

Transfer all marinade to small saucepan and bring to a boil; reserve. Lightly grease grill rack with cooking spray. Preheat grill. Place breasts on grill. Cook covered with lid, basting frequently with marinade, until tender,
approximately 5 to 6 minutes on each side.

Serves 4.

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