Creamy PHILLY Pesto Chicken

30 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (120 g) each
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4 servings, 1 chicken breast (120 g) each

Bored by plain baked chicken breasts? How about a one-pan chicken entrée with a creamy pesto sauce - yes, it's that easy with our 3-step Creamy PHILLY Pesto Chicken.

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  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 8 min. on each side or until done (170ºF). Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm.
  • Add broth to skillet; cook on medium heat 3 to 5 min. or until hot. Add cream cheese product and pesto; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended and slightly thickened.
  • Pour sauce over chicken.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot cooked rice, potatoes or pasta and your favourite cooked vegetable.


Make this simple sauce recipe part of your mental cookbook. For a change of pace, substitute 1 Tbsp. old-style grainy mustard or 1/2 tsp. coarse black pepper for the pesto. Serve with cooked pork or beef.


  • 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (120 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (120 g) each
Calories 210
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 260mg
Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %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.

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  • chicarubia |

    Extremely easy to do and delicious! Everyone really liked it. I used the extra sauce and chicken the next day on a sandwich as well, very delicious!!

  • starpower16 |

    So easy and so delicious. My husband and I loved it.

  • mattaei |