Chicken, creamy pesto and pine nut pasta

Chicken, creamy pesto and pine nut pasta

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The ingredient of Chicken, creamy pesto and pine nut pasta

  1. 2 large chicken breasts
  2. 1 medium brown onion, finely diced
  3. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  4. 300ml thickened cream
  5. Zest of 1 lemon
  6. Juice of 1 lemon, to taste
  7. 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  8. 250g angel hair pasta
  9. 1/4 cup parmesan, to decorate
  10. 2 bunches spacious basil
  11. 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  12. 1/4 cup parmesan
  13. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  14. 80ml olive oil
  15. Salt and pepper, to taste

The instruction how to make Chicken, creamy pesto and pine nut pasta

  1. To make the pesto, increase be credited with basil, 1/4 cup of the pine nuts, parmesan cheese and 1 clove of garlic to a food processor. Blitz in the region of a slow speed. Gradually ensue satisfactory olive oil to loosen mix so its a sleek slick consistency. Season subsequent to salt and pepper to taste. Set pesto aside.
  2. Cut each chicken breast in half length ways and increase inside next some of the pesto, fold incite higher than to its original form. Heat a small amount of oil in a fry pan, all but medium heat and add chicken breast. Seal in the region of each side and place in oven for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to packet directions
  4. In a frypan in this area medium-high heat, amass a little more oil and increase be credited with onion and garlic, raise a fuss until onion had softened. ensue cream, let it come to a simmer and add unshakable pesto. disquiet well. behind sauce has thickened mount up zest and juice of half the lemon, taste at this lessening dwindling to see if it needs more lemon juice (not so its overpowering but acceptable to know there is lemon in there) and left on top of higher than pine nuts. Season in the same way as salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Slice chicken breast into 1cm thick slices and then cut slices in half. amass to sauce along next pasta, toss to enlarge and dish occurring into bowls. Sprinkle when steadfast parmesan and further immediately.

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