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Basil Grilled Chicken with Peach Salsa

This juicy grilled chicken is marinated in the most flavorful basil sauce and a fresh peach salsa piled on top brings out all the best summer flavors! --- Let the chicken slowly marinate overnight for the best results.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings



  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

Peach Salsa:

  • 3 medium ripe peaches pitted and diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh minced basil for garnishing


  • Make the chicken: In a shallow bowl, whisk oil, lemon juice, garlic, and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange chicken in marinade and coat both sides. Place in refrigerator and marinate 1-2 hours or overnight.
  • While chicken marinates make the salsa: In a small bowl, combine all salsa ingredients. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate salsa.
  • Remove the chicken from marinade and grill over medium-high heat, flipping once until chicken registers 165F, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve chicken warm with peach salsa on top and additional minced basil. Enjoy!