Who doesn’t like the classic pesto chicken? This popular combination can be served with a fresh and tasty salad or simply with pastas.
If you’re looking to save some time, do not hesitate to use your favourite shop-bought pesto. Otherwise, an homemade pesto made with fresh herbs is always an excellent choice for this delicious chicken marinade!
For more marinade ideas, check out our 10 best chicken marinades article!
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Homemade or shop-bought pesto
Salt and pepper
In a large bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients.
Place the chicken (about 454 g, whole or diced) in it. Refrigerate for at least 4 to 6 hours.
Finally, cook the poultry your preferred way (grill pan, barbecue, oven…).
Pesto is a basic preparation of Italian origin. It is traditionally made with basil, parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, and salt.
Nowadays, the ingredients vary. It sometimes contain parsley, aragula, different cheeses, and a variety of nuts. Find the combination that appeals the most to you! In any case, all types of pesto are great to make BPT’s chicken marinade!
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