Grilled Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

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Grilled Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

This delicious grilled chicken is succulent and the vinaigrette is perfect with it!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy chicken recipe, grilled chicken recipe, homemade basil vinaigrette, sundried tomato recipe
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 193kcal


  • 4 sun-dried tomato halves from a jar packed in oil drained and press of oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breast 6 4-ounce breasts


  • In a food processor, combine the sun-dried tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, garlic, olive oil, basil, salt, and pepper. Pulse until smooth.
  • Pour half of the sauce into a small bowl for serving and half into a bowl for grilling.
  • Preheat your gas grill to high heat. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with additional salt and pepper and cook on one side until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Brush the tops of the chicken breasts with the sun-dried tomato vinaigrette, flip, and brush the other sides.
  • Continue to cook until browned and completely cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes more.
  • Drizzle the reserved sauce over the cooked chicken before serving.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g


10 thoughts on “Grilled Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

  1. Ellen Renee

    MMMM – will be making this beauty very soon. Have everything on the list even the basil since I was very brave (not a gardener – just LOVE basil) and planted some seed this spring and it is doing so well.

  2. SL

    Made this tonight and it was delish! Hubby loved it too. Next time I’m going to triple the marinade/sauce and then use it for a pasta or baked potato topping. This will be a great way to use up my basil and sun dried tomatoes.

  3. Wendy

    Morning Andie! We made this chicken dish last night and it was delicious! Ended up marinating it for about 4 hours and it was super moist. Forgot to set some marinade aside for drizzling tho. My marinade didn’t get the beautiful color yours did and of course that’s what made me decide to make it! My tomatoes didn’t give it that color….any suggestions so it looks better for presentation next time? No matter, still a keeper recipe for me! Thanks!

  4. Christine

    I made this for dinner Friday night and it was fantastic! My husband loved it too. I’ll definitely make it again.

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