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Pesto Chicken

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This is lovely alongside fresh pasta and a green salad/asparagus/sugar snap peas. Your house will smell wonderful.


Serves: 4

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 8 chicken thighs (skinless and boneless)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 113 grams button mushrooms
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes (a large tin)
  • ¼ litre white wine
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons pesto
  • fresh parsley


Pesto Chicken is a community recipe submitted by scoffypig and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Fry onion in oil for 5 mins until golden.
  • Put the chicken in a bowl with the flour and seasoning and stir to mix, or shake in a bag.
  • Add the chicken to the pan and brown, being careful not to let the onions burn. Add the mushrooms, tomatoes, wine and tomato puree. Bring to the boil, then simmer uncovered for 25 minutes.
  • Spoon the sauce on in four blobs and stir in. Heat through, then garnish with parsley.
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