Creamy Pesto Chicken

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

pestochicken

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

 

Method:

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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.

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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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