Grilled Chicken with Boursin Cream Sauce & Roasted Leeks

Created by Saffron & Sage, Holistic Health Club, San Diego.

This creamy chicken recipe combines marinated grilled chicken and delicious roasted leeks with Boursin® Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese for a herbaceous meal that’s almost too beautiful to eat. This chicken and vegetables meal is a perfect grill recipe to add to your lunch or dinner menu.



Grill, Small Bowl, Saucepan , Oven

Marinate Chicken:
  1. In a small bowl whisk together, olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  2. With a fork, pierce chicken breasts all over. Place in a large plastic bag & pour marinade over chicken.

  3. Let marinate for minimum 30 minutes (3 - 4 hours is ideal)

Prepare Cream Sauce:
  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat up olive oil. Add minced garlic and sauté for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  2. Add chicken broth and Boursin Cheese to the saucepan and stir continuously until melted and combined. Add lemon juice, kosher salt, and cracked pepper to taste. Reduce heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until sauce thickens. Add more chicken broth if needed.

  3. Roughly chop parsley and set aside.

Grill Chicken:
  1. Grill chicken about 5-6 minutes per side. After 10 minutes, check the internal temperature of the chicken, once it reaches 165°F it is done.

  2. Remove it from the grill and let it rest for at least 5-10 minutes.

Roast Leeks:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.

  2. While chicken is resting, clean leeks thoroughly under cold running water. Slice lengthwise. Brush with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Roast in oven for 15-20 min at 425 F.

  1. Spoon a generous portion of Boursin cream sauce on top of grilled chicken, top with roasted leek greens, garnish with fresh parsley, lemon wedge, cracked kosher salt, and pepper.


  • portions


  • serving size

    1 Portion

  • day part


For Grilled Chicken:
  • 4

    Free range organic chicken breasts

  • 2


For Cream Sauce:
  • 1

    tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    5.2 oz box Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs

  • 1/3

    cup chicken broth

  • 2

    tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 1

    Garlic clove minced

  • Kosher salt & cracked pepper to taste

  • 1/4

    cup organic Italian flat parsley

For Chicken Marinade:
  • 1/3

    cup extra virgin olive oil

  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon

  • 3

    tbsp soy sauce

  • 2

    tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4

    cup brown sugar

  • 1

    tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 3

    Fresh garlic cloves minced

  • 1 1/2

    tsp kosher salt

  • 1

    tsp fresh cracked pepper