How to make Pesto Chicken Roulade -

Chicken breasts spread with pesto, topped with mozzarella cheese sticks and rolled, baked, sautéed in a pan, cut into roundels and served.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Pesto sauce (पेस्तो सॉस), Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Pesto Chicken Roulade

Pesto Chicken Roulade 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pesto Chicken Roulade Recipe

  • Pesto sauce as required

  • Chicken breasts 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Mozzarella cheese sticks 4x2 inch

  • Olive oil 1-2 tablespoons

  • Tomato sauce as required

  • Amaranth micro greens for garnishing


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 2

Slice each chicken breast without cutting through and open it out. Wrap them individually in a cling film and beat with a steak hammer.

Step 3

Unwrap, sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns on top. Put some pesto in the center, place a cheese stick on top, fold the opposite edges and roll to make a log.

Step 4

Wrap each chicken log in an aluminium foil and place them on a baking tray.Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes.

Step 5

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Unwrap chicken logs, place in the pan and cook till evenly done from all sides and the chicken is cooked. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Cut into roundels.

Step 7

Put some tomato sauce on the serving platter and place chicken roundels.Garnish with amaranth micro greens and serve hot.

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