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Chargrilled chicken with thyme

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 6
From Housecall


  1. Heat a griddle pan on a high heat. Combine the thyme with a little olive oil and rub onto the chicken.

  2. Season and griddle for 8-10 minutes until properly cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile mix the garlic, parsley and butter together.

  4. When the chicken is cooked, add the flavoured butter and reduce the heat.

  5. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice over the chicken.

  6. Serve the chicken pieces with the pan juices spooned over the top.


  • 3 tbsp thyme, chopped
  • olive oil
  • 6 boned chicken breasts or thighs
  • salt and crushed black pepper
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
  • small bunch parsley, chopped
  • 60g/2oz butter, softened
  • 1 lemon

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