Monday, June 25, 2018

Creamy Skillet Pesto Chicken

Creamy skillet pesto chicken with the most flavorful white cream pesto sauce imaginable covering juicy chicken, and topped with parmesan cheese!

This 30-minute meal takes regular old chicken breasts, loads them with parmesan and basil, and douses them is a luscious creamy pesto sauce that’ll make you weak in the knees.

Serve this recipe over some linguine and it’ll become one of your chicken pasta recipes! Or make a green salad with Quick and Easy Italian Dressing to balance out the cream sauce. No matter how you serve it, this pesto chicken recipe never has leftovers.


  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded to even thickness
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese

creamy pesto sauce:

  • 1/3 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional: fresh basil or parsley chopped


  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Dip chicken in, flipping to coat all sides.
  2. Grease a large skillet and cook chicken over medium heat 5-8 minutes on each side until cooked through and lightly browned. Transfer chicken to a plate, cover with foil and set aside.
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