Marinated Pesto Chicken

MARINATED PESTO CHICKEN

Use your Homemade Basil Pesto to marinate the chicken for a new twist to a boring chicken salad.
Marinated Pesto Chicken

Use your Homemade Basil Pesto to marinate the chicken for a new twist to a boring chicken salad.

Marinated Pesto Chicken

MARINATED PESTO CHICKEN

Use your Homemade Basil Pesto to marinate the chicken for a new twist to a boring chicken salad.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Marinate: 2 hours
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Dinner, Entree, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Banting, Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: basil pesto, Chicken, chicken salad, Homemade Pesto, Keto Salad
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 193kcal
Author: Chan

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Chicken breast fillets skinless, boneless

Marinade

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil keep some aside for grilling the chicken
  • 1 tbsp Homemade basil pesto (or store-bought)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice (adjust to your tastes)
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1-2 tbsp Water (optional — for a thinner consistency)

Instructions

  • Whisk together all of the dressing ingredients in a large jug.
  • Add the chicken to the marinade in the bowl or zip-lock bag. Marinade the chicken for 15-30 minutes minimum (or up to two hours in the refrigerator if time allows).
  • Once the chicken is ready, heat 1 tsp of olive oil in a grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill chicken on both sides, approx 6-8 minutes a side or until browned and completely cooked through.
  • Allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes; slice and arrange over salad or your side.

Nutrition

Serving: 100grams | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.6g | Protein: 28.3g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Sodium: 306mg | Fiber: 0.1g
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Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts
MARINATED PESTO CHICKEN
Amount Per Serving (100 grams)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 71
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.9g12%
Saturated Fat 1.7g11%
Sodium 306mg13%
Carbohydrates 0.6g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Protein 28.3g57%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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