Basil Pesto Chicken

Basil Pesto Chicken

A chicken dish seasoned with basil pesto.

Ingredients: 2 ~ 3 servings

Chicken thighs (for fried chicken)
300 g
Basi pesto (Recipe ID: 647443)
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1/4 teaspoon


1. Add the chicken, sake, and salt into a plastic bag, and massage. Leave it for about 30 minutes.
2. Lay the Step 1 chicken in a non-stick frying-pan without oil (drain off the marinade).
3. Pan-fry both sides over medium heat, cover with a lid, and cook over low heat until cooked through. Brown the chicken as shown in the picture.
4. Wipe off the oil from the meat with a paper towel. Add the basil pesto, and continue frying while coating the meat with the sauce, then done.

Story Behind this Recipe

Since I made plenty of basil pesto, I tried cooking chicken with it.