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    Preparation Time
    25 Mins
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Pan Seared and Pan Baked Pesto Chicken with Tomato Mozzarellaby Cook Gourmet

Rs. 598 Serves 2

The name is the contracted past principle of the Genoese word pesta (Italian:Pestare), which means to pound, to crush, in reference to the original method of preparation, with marble mortar and pestle. The ingredients in a traditionally made pesto are ground in circular motion of pestle in the mortar. This same Latin root through Old French also gave rise to English word Pestle.

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Rs. 598Serves 2

NUTRITIONAmount Per Serving

    • Calories375


    Non Stick Pan

INGREDIENTSPortion for 2

    400 gms Pesto Marinated Chicken Breasts
    1 tbsp Olive Oil
    9 Tomato Slices
    1/2 Cup Mozzarella
    1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
    100 gms Broccoli
    100 gms Baby Carrots
    100 gms Cherry Tomatoes
    1 tsp Butter
    1/2 tsp Garlic
    Aluminium Foil

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      Blanch Broccoli In a saucepan bring 2 liter of water to boil, add broccoli and cook for 2 minutes, drain and keep aside and run under cold water.


      Blanch Baby Carrots In the same saucepan used for boiling broccoli, bring the remaining water to boil, add carrots and cook for 1 minute. Keep aside with broccoli


      Pan Sear Marinated Pesto Chicken Transfer marinated chicken to a bowl. In a non-stick pan heat olive oil on low-medium heat, place marinated chicken breasts and cook for 5 minutes on one side, flip the chicken pieces and cook for 4 minutes on the other side (9 minutes in total). Switch off heat and transfer to a separate plate.


      Saute Blanch Vegetables While chicken cooks, on a small non-stick pan heat butter over medium heat, add garlic and cook for 1 minute, add blanched broccoli, carrots and cherry tomatoes. Add salt and pepper to taste and cook for 1 minute, switch off heat and keep aside.


      Place Chicken with Tomatoes & Mozzarella Wipe clean the non-stick pan. Place an aluminium foil and top each chicken breast piece with a 3 slices of tomato, mozzarella and chili flakes. You should divide mozzarella equally among all chicken breast pieces. Do not put on the heat.


      Bake Chicken, Tomato & Mozzarella Seal the aluminium foil and pour 1/2 cup (120 ml) water in non-stick pan. Bring the non-stick pan to heat over medium flame, cover the pan with lid and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve chicken with sauteed vegetables.

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