5 from 2 votes

Easy Grilled Pesto Chicken

Easy Grilled Pesto Chicken is an easy recipe for to make for dinner! Perfect for topping salads, kabobs, or along any 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword summer grilling
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 100kcal
Author Eileen



  • Preheat the grill to 425 degrees. Divide the pesto sauce onto each chicken breasts, both sides. 
  • Reduce heat to medium, about 350 degrees and place chicken on the grill. Cook about 5-6 minutes per side. Internal temperature of the chicken should be 165 degrees.
  • Let chicken rest about 5 minute so juices set. Slice and serve


Note 1: Trim the chicken breasts of any excess fat.
Note 2: My pesto is easy and delicious! Lower in fat and calories as there are no nuts in this recipe! Store made pesto can be used! Nutritional info will need to be adjusted.
  • any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1cutlet | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 380mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.4mg