You all will probably agree that stepping into the kitchen is the last thing we would want to do after a long, tiring day. Plus, deciding on a dinner menu for the family is a different ball game altogether. This is why most of the days we like to keep it simple and basic to avoid any kind of fuss. But the same roti, vegetable or soup everyday can be boring and monotonous at times. This is what happens when we order food from restaurants. What if we told you we had an amazing recipe that can help you make restaurant-style dinner at home, that too with minimal effort? Yes, you heard us.
We’ve got a fancy chicken recipe that can help you make a great dinner any time of the week. This is delicious pesto chicken. Chicken breast, marinated in fresh pesto sauce, and then grilled or roasted – this dish defines indulgence. You can keep the chicken as it is or mix it with fried vegetables, mashed potatoes or herb rice and make yourself a complete chicken bowl at home. Already slapping? Without further ado, let’s get to the recipe.
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How to make pesto chicken at home Pesto Chicken Recipe:
- Marinate the chicken breast with salt and lemon juice and keep aside for 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, take fresh basil leaves; Add salt, pepper powder, cashew powder, grated paneer, garlic, butter and olive oil to a smooth paste.
- Now coat the chicken with pesto sauce and bake at 190°C for 30 minutes.
- Add some chopped tomatoes and grated paneer and bake again for another 10 minutes.
And your pesto chicken is ready to eat! And for those who want to keep it healthy and control their calorie count, we suggest skipping the paneer and butter in this recipe. Just olive oil works great!
Try it today and let us know how you liked it.
Watch the full recipe video of Pesto Chicken in the header.
About Somdutt SahuInvestigator- Somdutt likes to call this himself. In the matter of food, people or places, she only wants to know the unknown. A simple aglio oleo pasta or lentils and rice and a good movie can make his day.