Preheat oven broiler and line a jelly roll pan with foil.
In a microwave safe bowl, mix the butter, garlic, soy sauce, pepper, ginger and basil. Cook 2 minutes on high in the microwave, or until butter is melted.
Dip chicken in mixture and then arrange on pan. Reserve remaining liquid for basting.
Broil 20 minutes in preheated oven following this pattern: 5 minutes on top rack, 5 minutes on medium rack, turn & baste, 5 minutes on top rack, 5 minutes on medium rack.