Crispy Baked Pesto Chicken

Recipe By
(101) 78 Reviews
Prep Time
Total Time

4 servings, 1 chicken breast (150 g) each

This oven-baked chicken is packed with flavour. Made with a crispy coating and topped with basil pesto and shredded mozzarella, our Crispy Baked Pesto Chicken is a weeknight wonder.

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Sale Whale Button ?
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Coat chicken with coating mix. Place in 8-inch square baking dish.
  • Bake 20 min. or until done (170ºF).
  • Top with pesto and cheese; bake 5 min. or until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot cooked rice and steamed fresh vegetables.


  • 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (150 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (150 g) each
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 690mg
Carbohydrate 13g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review

  • TammyCaouette |

    Simple, easy, my hubby loved it and went for seconds. My son devoured it before touching any of his salad or rice.

  • MsGabbie |

    Love this recipe, tasty quick and easy for any weeknight dinner.

  • shorty_spice |

    Love the pesto on the chicken and super easy to make.