Monday, April 30, 2012

Basil Pesto Chicken

Throw this tasty dish together for dinner tonight and you'll have the whole family asking for more!   

Ingredients (serves 2)
200g dried fettuccine
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 single chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons basil pesto
1 cup cream
shaved parmesan, to serve
basil leaves, to serve   

1. Cook fettuccine according to the packet directions.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until brown.
3. Add pesto, cream, salt and pepper to frying pan. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 5 minutes, or until sauce has thickened slightly.
4. Drain pasta. Add to pesto mixture. Toss over low heat until well combined. Transfer to serving bowls. Top with parmesan and basil. Serve warm. 

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