Pan Grilled Pesto Chicken Recipe

Think all great dishes need time and prep? Think again. This easy to prepare chicken recipe is a surefire winner for impressing people on special occasions or to treat yourself to an elegant meal after a long hard day.

Buy Chicken Breast online on Licious. Explore our website for a range of other Licious Chicken options such as Fish, Prawns and Crabs and prepare your next delicious recipe with Licious!

Print Recipe
Pan-grilled Pesto Chicken
Pesto Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Pesto Chicken Recipe
Instructions
Marination
  1. Score the Chicken Breasts lightly with a knife and place in a container
  2. Add the Pesto paste, Balsamic Vinegar and Salt and Sugar
  3. Mix well and keep aside for 2 hours
Cooking
  1. Heat a grill pan on low-medium heat and add the Butter. Take care not to burn the butter. Add the Italian Spice mix once the butter has melted.
  2. Add the Garlic Cloves and saute till lightly browned before adding the Cherry Tomatoes. Cook till tomatoes are soft and stir lightly without smashing them
  3. Turn the heat up to medium-high and add the marinated Chicken Breasts into the pan
  4. Place the Chicken Breasts down with a spatula on both sides to form a nice crust with the pesto for about 1 minute on each side
  5. Reduce the heat to low and cook the chicken for about 10 minutes or until done
  6. Transfer to a plate and let sit for a few minutes for the flavours to settle. Garnish with parsley and serve along with pasta or artisanal bread

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*