Pesto Chicken (Recipe)

May 22, 2023

Garlic Shrimp Pasta (Recipe)


✅ 4 skinless and boneless chicken breast fillets

✅ 1/2 cup Basil Pesto , plus 1/4 cup extra for serving

✅ Salt and Pepper to season

✅ 17 ounces cherry tomatoes (optional as a serving idea)


1️⃣ Smother chicken fillets in the pesto on all sides (about 2 tablespoons of pesto for each chicken breast, depending on your taste). Season with salt and pepper, if desired.


1️⃣ Preheat a barbecue plate, grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for 5-6 minutes each side or until completely cooked through. Transfer to a warm plate. Grill the tomatoes, rotating once, until soft and beginning to brown.

2️⃣ Top chicken with extra pesto. Serve with the tomatoes.

Oven Baked:

1️⃣ Preheat the oven to 350°F | 180°C. Line a baking dish with aluminium foil or bang | parchment paper.

2️⃣ Arrange the coated chicken breasts in the baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes.

3️⃣ Place the chicken back in the oven and cook a further 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink.


Servings : 4
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean

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