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Recipe: Pesto Chicken For A Midweek Meal


Aug 10, 2015

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

easy

INGREDIENTS

    250 gms Lean Chicken Breast
    2-3 tbsp Cooking Vinegar
    2 cups Fresh Basil Leaves
    5-6 Garlic cloves
    4-5 Chopped Walnuts
    2-3 Tbsp Olive oil
    Kosher Salt
    ½ tsp Crushed Black Pepper
    20 gms Parmesan Cheese

DIRECTIONS

Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy (pesto alla genovese), and traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil, and European pine nuts blended with olive oil.

Method:

1. Marinate your chicken with salt, vinegar and leave it aside for a while.

2. In a blender, add some basil leaves, walnuts, garlic cloves, salt, olive oil, pepper, Parmesan cheese and water and blend it to form a paste.

3. Add the sauce to your chicken and mix it in.

4. Heat a pan and add some oil to it. Add your chicken pieces in the pan and cook well on both sides.

5. Serve hot.

 

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