The Best Skillet Pesto Chicken


Skillet pesto chicken is easy to make, ready in just 10 minutes and so flavorful. This pesto chicken is great on pasta, salad or potatoes and veggies.

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

10 Minutes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Whole30, Low Carb


– Boneless, skinless chicken – Olive oil – Pesto – Salt – Garlic powder

Step 1

Cut the chicken into 1 inch cubes. Add olive oil, salt and garlic powder to the chicken.


Step 2

Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat. Once hot, add the chicken and move chicken into a single layer. Don't touch for 5 minutes.


Step 3

After 5 minutes in the skillet. stir the chicken and cook 4-5 additional minutes.


Step 4

Once the chicken is fully cooked, add the pesto and stir well to fully coat the chicken.


– In a wrap or sandwich – In salad – With cooked potatoes, rice, quinoa – With pasta or orzo – On pizza

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