How to make Pesto Chicken Bake -

It is so simple yet it is simply yummy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pesto sauce (पेस्तो सॉस), Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

For more recipes related to Pesto Chicken Bake checkout Pesto Chicken Roulade. You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Patiala Chicken Creamy Basil Chicken Chilli Chicken Khada Masala Moroccan Chicken

Pesto Chicken Bake

Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe

  • Pesto sauce ½ cup

  • Boneless chicken breasts sliced 250 grams

  • Tomatoes cut into roundels 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Mozzarella cheese cut into roundels 200 grams

  • Mixed herbs to sprinkle


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Line a glass baking dish with tomato roundels and sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns over them.

Step 3

Place chicken slices covering the tomato layer and spread pesto on top. Sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns over the pesto.

Step 4

Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven.

Step 5

Place mozzarella cheese roundels on top covering the pesto layer and sprinkle some mixed dried herbs, crushed peppercorns and salt.

Step 6

Place the dish back into the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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