Grilled Rosemary-Scented Chicken

Grilled Rosemary-Scented Chicken

Grilling chicken breasts on a bed of rosemary sprigs is an effective and easy way to infuse them with flavor. Savory black olive paste, contrasted with a sweet confit of caramelized onion, provides a sophisticated finish.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 25 min 55 min



  • Sweet & Sour Onion Jam, (recipe follows)
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, trimmed of fat (1-1 1/4 pounds total)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 4 large spri fresh rosemary
  • 4 teaspoons black olive paste, (see Ingredient note)

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Prepare Sweet & Sour Onion Jam.

Step 2

Prepare a charcoal fire or preheat a gas grill.

Step 3

Rub chicken breasts with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place rosemary sprigs on the grill and lay a chicken breast over each one. Grill until chicken is browned on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Turn, keeping rosemary under chicken, and grill until no trace of pink remains in the center, about 5 minutes more. Discard rosemary. Serve chicken with black olive paste and the onion jam.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 250
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Potassium: 299mg
  • Sodium: 252mg
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 4 very lean meat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1

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