Lemony Pesto Chicken Pieces

using a covered barbecue helps the lemon chicken to cook faster and prevents it from burning

The ingredient of Lemony Pesto Chicken Pieces

  • 1 4 cup olive oil
  • 11 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 11 2 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 1 2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1 2 tablespoons pine nuts toasted
  • 4 660g chicken drumsticks
  • 4 970g chicken thigh cutlets skin on see note
  • lemon wedges to serve

The Instruction of lemony pesto chicken pieces

  • combine oil and lemon juice in a small jug place basil garlic parmesan and nuts in a food processor process until finely chopped with motor running gradually add oil mixture until pesto is almost smooth season with salt and pepper
  • using your fingers gently lift the skin away from each drumstick and thigh cutlet to form a pocket gently spoon 1 heaped teaspoon of pesto into each pocket
  • preheat barbecue plate on medium high heat cook chicken with hood down turning occasionally for 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through serve chicken with remaining pesto and lemon wedges

Nutritions of Lemony Pesto Chicken Pieces

calories: 353 72 calories
calories: 29 grams fat
calories: 7 grams saturated fat
calories: 1 grams carbohydrates
calories: 1 grams sugar
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calories: 23 grams protein
calories: 109 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 99 62 milligrams sodium
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