Oven Baked Pesto Chicken

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Oven Baked Pesto Chicken

Oven baked pesto chicken.Chicken breasts with pesto sauce,tomato and mozzarella cheese cooked in oven.Very easy and delicious chicken recipe!

oven baked pesto chicken


  • 1/4 cup (60 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups (500 ml) pesto sauce
  • 6 tomato slices
  • 6 mozzarella cheese slices

Cooking Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. In a small mixing bowl,combine dry ingredients.Mix well and set aside.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet,heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture and place in skillet.
  5. Brown chicken for 2 minutes (1 minute per side).
  6. Remove from the skillet and transfer on a greased baking dish.
  7.  Pour pesto sauce over chicken breasts and cover with aluminum foil.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until chicken breasts are tender.
  9. Uncover baked chicken breasts and top each chicken breast with tomato slice.
  10. Place mozzarella slice over tomato.
  11. Place under the broil and broil until cheese is melted.
  12. Remove oven baked pesto chicken from the broiler and serve immediately.

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