https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/7874/pesto-the-crusty-chicken

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An aromatic chicken dish for the BBQ

Ingredients

  • 4 half chicken breasts

  • 1 bunch fresh basil

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 small piece ginger

  • 1 red chilli

  • 2 tbls pine nuts

  • 200 grms fresh parmesan

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • 8 slices feta cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

Method

  • 1.

    Construct the pesto paste by adding the basil,garlic,ginger chilli.parmesen cheese,salt and pepper and prepare to process.

  • 2.

    Blend slowly,adding olive oil in parts to form a paste.

  • 3.

    Add pine nuts untill injested into the paste.

  • 4.

    Trim chicken of excess fat and cut a slither into the breast and place 2 slices of the feta into each and close.

  • 5.

    Rub the pesto paste all over the chicken and place on the hot oiled BBQ plate and cook for eight mins each side or to your taste.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (64 servings)

  • Energy 381kj
  • Fat Total 25g
  • Saturated Fat 15g
  • Protein 33g
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 1255mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

Serve with garden salad and boiled chat potatoes.
The chicken and paste may be prepared earlier and marinated to save time and enhance the pesto flavour.

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