Creamy Pesto Chicken

Person Author: Maaike Calender April 18, 2015 Posted No Tags Comment No Comments


Serves 4-6:

1 kilo of chicken filets, cubed

1 pot of pesto

2-3 tablespoons of (olive) oil

2-3 cloves of garlic

500ml cream (for cooking)

1 Chillie pepper (optional)

Salt and pepper

1 stalk of celery,  diced

1 carrot, diced

1 onion, diced

100grams of pine nuts for decorating (optional), toasted




Mix the chicken with the pesto, if needed  thin the pesto with some oil.

Set aside as long as you can to marinate.

In a pan heat oil, put in the vegetables and chilli pepper is using, season to taste.

Let simmer for about 5 minutes until the vegetables have soften.


Add the cream and the chicken, heat chicken until cooked (about 10 minutes).

Serve with potatoes, rice or pasta.


Recipe and photos Gardeninglady

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