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5 from 11 votes

Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Chicken

Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Chicken is simple and delicious, and ready in 30 minutes. This Easy one pan pesto chicken recipe will have you wanting seconds!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pesto, Pesto Chicken, Sun Dried Tomato
Servings: 2
Calories: 557kcal



  • Heat a pan on medium heat with a 1 tbsp of olive oil. Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper. When the pan is hot, add the chicken and sear for 3-4 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pan and set it aside. (I like to cover the chicken with a splatter guard for this step).
  • Let the pan cool for 1-2 minutes off the burner and reduce the heat to low, then add Filippo Berio Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, garlic, red pepper flakes, and coconut cream. Stir the mixture constantly for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Return the chicken to the pan, spoon the pesto cream sauce over each chicken breast and cook for 5-10 minutes on low, covered. Before removing the pan, check the chicken for doneness by either cutting into the center or using a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature, it should be at least 165 F.
  • To serve, divide the chicken and the pesto cream sauce between two plates.


Nutrition information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.


Calories: 557kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 748IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 8mg