Pesto Chicken Stew

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 40 minutes
  • 2 servings
Pesto Chicken Stew

Use pesto sauce as a marinade for your chicken, add some rice and vegetables in the equation, and you have yourself this delicious stew, ready in just a bit over half an hour! And for the best results, serve it with some shredded parmesan on top!

Ingredients Needed for Pesto Chicken Stew

2 tablespoons of pesto sauce
7 ounces of chicken, sliced
1 red onion, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
½ zucchini, diced
½ red bell pepper, sliced
1 cup chicken stock
2 tablespoons of tomato sauce
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 garlic cloves, chopped
5 ounces of rice

How to Cook Pesto Chicken Stew

  1. Add the pesto sauce in a small bowl along with the chicken. Mix and leave the chicken aside.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the red onion and the pesto marinated chicken. Cook it for 5 minutes. Add the zucchini, carrots, and red bell pepper.
  3. Pour the chicken stock and tomato sauce. Season with chili flakes, oregano, salt, and pepper. Give it a good stir and add the garlic.
  4. Bring it to a boil and add the rice. Cover it with a lid and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. You can serve the dish with some shredded parmesan on top!

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