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Creamy PHILLY Pesto Chicken

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"Add a bit of cream cheese to purchased pesto for a spicy herb sauce that really dresses up sauteed chicken breasts."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 212
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until done (170 degrees F). Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm.
  2. Add cream cheese spread to skillet; cook on medium heat 5 minutes or until melted, stirring constantly. Whisk in broth and pesto; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened and well blended. Pour over chicken.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 212 calories; 11.3 1.5 25.5 80 177 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I've made this a few times now, and I think overall it is a very good dish. I serve mine on top of wild rice, and with green veggies. It is extremly easy to and quick to make. I no longer use oi...

Most helpful critical review

This was ok. Seasoned the chicken prior to cooking but still seemed a little bland. Would not use chicken broth again as it was pretty salty.

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I've made this a few times now, and I think overall it is a very good dish. I serve mine on top of wild rice, and with green veggies. It is extremly easy to and quick to make. I no longer use oi...

Wonderful & how much easier can a sauce get? I had homemade pesto in the freezer to use up and quadrupled the recipe so I could put sauce over our bow tie pasta too. I also added about 1/4 cup ...

This sauce is awesome, Philly actually has a similar recipe for salmon. I used white wine instead of chicken broth, it turned out great!

This was really good...I too had my eye brow raised when there was no garlic in recipe. Make sure you season the chicken or else you'll end up with a tasty sauce with bland chicken. I added 2 tb...

Just made this last week... it was a hit. I made it with some pasta on the side.. I put less than a teaspoon of sauce mixing it into the pasta..yummy! Oh and I doubled the sauce recipe..

This was the best meal that I've cooked so far. I highly recommend making this for dinner. I melted mozzarella on the chicken before I poured the pesto sauce and it made it even better.

It was delicious with some pasta on the side. Make sure you flatten the chicken a bit to make cooking it faster and easier.

Delish! :) I doubled the sauce & added extra pesto because I love it. Try this with Sundried Tomato Pesto!

Wow! This tasted even better than I expected it to! I wouldn't change a thing.