Pesto Mushroom Chicken Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Pesto Mushroom Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken breasts with a creamy pesto sauce and sautéed mushrooms. The chicken is seasoned with herbs and spices, then cooked until golden brown and juicy. The pesto sauce adds a burst of freshness and the mushrooms add a savory earthiness to the dish. This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, and can be served with pasta, rice, or a side salad.

11 Rating -
Non Vegdiet
Pesto Mushroom Chicken

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Ingredients for Pesto Mushroom Chicken Recipe

  • 0.67 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as per your need Your Favorite Herbs And Spices
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil, Divided
  • 1.33 ounce Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 0.08 cup Pesto Sauce
  • 0.08 cup Heavy Cream

Directions: Pesto Mushroom Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices.
  • STEP 2.Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Add the chicken breasts and cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add more olive oil if needed and sauté the mushrooms until they are golden brown and tender.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, mix together the pesto sauce and cream. Add the mixture to the skillet with the mushrooms and stir until well combined.
  • STEP 5.Return the chicken to the skillet and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce is heated through.
  • STEP 6.Serve the Pesto Mushroom Chicken with your choice of pasta, rice, or a side salad. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to season the chicken breasts well with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices to enhance the flavor.
  • Cook the chicken breasts over medium heat to ensure they cook evenly and don't become dry.
  • If you prefer a thinner sauce, you can add a splash of chicken broth or milk to the pesto and cream mixture.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Pesto Mushroom Chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken and sauce in a skillet over low heat and cook until heated through.
  • Serve the Pesto Mushroom Chicken with pasta, rice, or a side salad for a complete meal.
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp