Grilled Chicken Breasts With Green Grape Sauce

Course : Grilling
Serves: 2
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2 medium chicken breasts
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup green onion -- chopped
1/4 cup celery -- minced
1 clove garlic minced
1 tablespoon dry blond roux
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup grapes -- green seedless, halved
1 tablespoon sherry
1 tablespoon red currant jelly
1/8 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat the charcoal grill. MAKE THE SAUCE: In a heavy saucepan cook the green onion with the celery and garlic over medium heat, stirring, until they have rendered their liquid. Stir in the roux and cook while stirring for 1 minute more. Add remaining sauce ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, rub the chicken breasts with the 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Grill the chicken over charcoal for approximately 12 minutes, turning once. TO SERVE: Serve each person one chicken breast with the Green Grape Sauce spooned over. Recipe from "Louisiana Light" by Roy F. Guste, Jr.

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