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Grilled Pesto-Marinated Chicken Recipe

Grilled Pesto-Marinated Chicken Recipe

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How To Make Grilled Pesto-Marinated Chicken Recipe

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Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup of store-bought or homemade pesto sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large ziplock bag, add the chicken breasts and pour in the pesto sauce.

  2. Seal the bag and massage the chicken to ensure it is evenly coated with the pesto sauce. Let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or overnight for more flavor.

  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

  4. Remove the chicken breasts from the marinade and discard any excess marinade. Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

  6. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

  7. Serve the grilled pesto-marinated chicken with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!


  • Calories : 350kcal
  • Total Fat : 25g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 100mg
  • Sodium : 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 2g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 0g
  • Protein : 30g
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