Chicken Pesto

Since it’s Monday re-blog I wanted to re-blog one of my most favorite things to do with chicken on the grill. I use the pesto recipe that I have posted on my blog and marinate the chicken breasts in it. I didn’t have time to marinate for more than 2 hours and they were perfectly delicious. Just don’t overcook chicken , turn them every 3 minutes so they don’t burn . Shouldn’t take more than 8 minutes to cook . If you’re looking for something new to do with chicken on the grill and you missed this recipe last summer here you go. Enjoy!

Cooking with Candi

 

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A few weeks ago I made some fresh Pesto Sauce for Pasta, I successfully froze the remainder with a thin coating of oil. It came out of the freezer perfectly and I used it as a marinade for some chicken cutlets and it turned out to be so delicious that it is one of my new favorite ways to cook chicken this summer. I love Pesto made with fresh basil, cheese, butter and all those good ingredients why not use it on the chicken? Give it a try, make some pesto and use it for a marinade for chicken and for pasta. And remember if you’re freezing it just put a thin coat of olive oil on top, when it defrosts the oil just seeps into the pesto without disturbing it at all.

I am going to re-post my recipe from my BFF Susan, it is her recipe for Pesto which I still think is the best tasting…

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