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Glazed Blackberry Chicken

These Glazed Blackberry Chicken breasts are grilled to perfection, basted with a homemade blackberry glaze and then topped with more of the fruity glaze. Delicious change from your normal BBQ sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberries, blackberry sauce, chicken, grilled
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces fresh or frozen blackberries
  • ΒΌ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted COLD butter
  • 6 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons Blackberry Smoky Honey Seasoning and Dry Rub from Rainier Foods

Instructions

  • Make the blackberry sauce. Combine frozen or fresh blackberries, water, and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Mash the blackberries as you stir, and cook until the mixture is reduced to about β…” cup. It will be a little thick.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the 2 tablespoons cold butter and the grainy mustard. Essentially, you just made Blackberry BBQ Sauce.
  • Transfer half the glaze to a small bowl, this will be used to serve with the cooked chicken. The other half you will use to baste the chicken while grilling.
  • Preheat grill to medium heat (about 350 – 375 degrees F.). Season both sides of the boneless, skinless chicken breasts with the blackberry smoky honey dry rub. When grill is ready, cook the chicken for 6-8 minutes, flip the meat over on the other side and baste with the reserved glaze.
  • Grill chicken for another 6 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches a temperature of 165 degrees F. Flip one last time and use remaining glaze on chicken. Remove chicken to platter and allow to rest for a couple of minutes before serving. Serve with the blackberry glaze you reserved in a small bowl.