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Sauteed Chicken in a Creamy Pesto Sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Very quick and easy but tasty for a dinner party.


  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 200ml dry white wine
  • 300ml double cream
  • 3 tbsp pesto sauce


  • STEP 1
    Heat the oil and brown the chicken 2 or 3 minutes each side. Turn the heat down and saute the chicken for 20 minutes until cooked.
  • STEP 2
    Remove to a dish to keep warm and rest. Deglaze the pan with the wine and then reduce by half before adding the cream and pesto sauce. Bring back to a gentle boil stirring. Check the seasoning.
  • STEP 3
    Arrange the chicken on warm plates and spoon over the sauce.

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