Easy Grilled Pesto Chicken
Easy Grilled Pesto Chicken is a quick and easy recipe to make for dinner! Perfect to pair the chicken with a salad, make them into kabobs, or with any of your favorite side dishes.
Servings 4 servings
Grilled Pesto Chicken
Preheat the grill to 425 degrees. Brush the basil pesto evenly on each chicken breast. Be sure to put pesto on both sides of chicken.
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 minutes to let the juices settle. Slice and serve
Baked Pesto Chicken
Preheat the oven to 375° degrees. Coat a medium-sized casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
Brush the basil pesto evenly on each chicken breast. Be sure to put pesto on both sides of the chicken.
Place chicken into the prepared casserole dish.
Place in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes. The internal temperature of the chicken will be 165° when chicken is cooked through.
Serve chicken with your favorite sides, enjoy.
Note 1: Trim the chicken breasts of any excess fat.
Note 2: We use my basil pesto recipe which is easy, delicious, lower in fat, and calories as there are no nuts in this recipe. Pre-made pesto can be used.
Note 3: Store made pesto will have more calories than my homemade basil pesto.
- 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