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Red Pesto Chicken

Red Pesto Chicken

with Panzanella-Style Salad & Garlic Aioli

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Our flavourful red pesto transforms this fuss-free meal into an Italian feast. We've paired it with tender chicken and included a hearty salad and garlicky croutons to make a dinner the whole family will love.

Tags:Kid FriendlyUnder 650kcal
Allergens:MilkTree NutsGlutenSoyEgg

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Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Serving amount

1 packet

chicken breast

1 sachet

red pesto

(ContainsMilk, Tree NutsMay be present Egg)


bake-at-home ciabatta

(ContainsGluten, SoyMay be present Egg, Milk, Sesame, Tree Nuts, Lupin)

1 clove


½ sachet

rustic herb spice blend





1 bag

mixed salad leaves

½ packet

shaved Parmesan cheese


1 packet

garlic aioli


Not included in your delivery

olive oil

2 tsp

vinegar (balsamic or white wine)

½ tsp


Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)2568 kJ
Fat40.5 g
of which saturates6.4 g
Carbohydrate20.6 g
of which sugars6.3 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein39.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium435 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. In a large bowl, combine the chicken breast and red pesto. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Set aside.


In a large frying pan, heat a small drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until browned, 2 minutes each side. Transfer to an oven tray lined with baking paper and pour over any remaining pesto from the pan or the bowl. Bake until cooked through, 8-12 minutes. Set aside to rest.

TIP: Chicken is cooked through when it's no longer pink inside.


While the chicken is baking, tear the bake-at-home ciabatta (see ingredients) into small chunks. Finely chop the garlic. In a medium bowl, combine the ciabatta, garlic, rustic herb spice blend (see ingredients) and a generous drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Spread out on a second oven tray lined with baking paper and bake until golden, 8-10 minutes.


While the croutons are baking, roughly chop the tomato. Thinly slice the cucumber into half-moons.


In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, honey and a good drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the tomato, cucumber, mixed salad leaves, shaved Parmesan cheese (see ingredients) and croutons to the dressing and toss to coat.


Slice the red pesto chicken. Divide the panzanella salad between plates and top with the chicken. Spoon over any juices from the oven tray. Serve with the garlic aioli.