Sunday, October 6, 2013

Roasted Chicken Breasts with Basil Pesto Recipe

Photo: Roasted Chicken Breasts with Basil Pesto Recipe

Serves: 2, On the table in: Up to 30 Minutes


2 x 175g chicken breasts
1 tblsp olive oil
2 rounded tbsp Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto
salt & freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 190°C, 375°F, Gas Mark 5.

Make 3 deep slashes in the chicken breasts with a small sharp knife. Rub the chicken with the olive oil and season well. Spoon the Pesto into the little pockets made by the slashes and place in a small ovenproof dish.

Roast on the middle shelf of the oven for 18 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Serve on warm dinner plates with a simple salad of rocket leaves. Buonissimo.

Tip: For a change, try using Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto rather than Classic Basil Pesto.

Source: Sacla UK  

More Chicken Recipes:

One-Pot Tomato & Olive Chicken with Gnocchi
Pesto Roast Chicken with Garlic and Parmesan
Roast Chicken with Sacla' Sun-Dried Tomato Paste  
Open Chicken Sandwich    
Poached Chicken with Spring Vegetable Salad      
Chicken Tandoori Roll
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