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Chicken Breasts With Pesto Sauce Recipe
|Chicken breasts||4 (Bone In / Boneless)|
|Fresh lemon juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Minced fresh basil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed through a press|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1178 Calories from Fat 421
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48 g73.1%
Saturated Fat 11.8 g59.1%
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 426.5 mg
Sodium 1411 mg58.8%
Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.5%
Dietary Fiber 0.55 g2.2%
Sugars 1.4 g
Protein 172 g343.2%
Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 52.9%
Calcium 44.8% Iron 32.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Brush chicken breasts with lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.
Place chicken on broiler pan; broil approximately 8 inches from heat for 5 minutes.
Turn and broil 5 minutes longer.
Meanwhile, combine basil, cheese, garlic, and oil in blender.
Mix until well blended.
Spread over each chicken breast; broil 5 to 10 minutes longer, or until chicken is opaque throughout, but still juicy.