This deliciously creamy pesto chicken has a lovely lemon tang and fresh basil flavour. Best of all it's on the table in just 30 minutes.
Place parmesan in TM Bowl. Grate 3 sec/Speed 9. Reserve in a small bowl for serving.
Without cleaning the TM Bowl - Place garlic in TM. Grate 3 sec/Speed 9.
Add basil, seeds, oil, lemon and salt to the garlic. Chop 5 sec/Speed 9.
Scrape down the bowl. Chop 5 sec/Speed 4. Reserve in a small bowl.
Without cleaning the TM Bowl. Add the garlic and peppercorns to TM Bowl. Chop 3 sec/Speed 9.
Add the diced chicken, oil, stock paste and salt. Cook 15 minutes/Varoma/Soft Spoon (Reverse Mode). Place TM Spatula in the MC hole instead of MC. (This helps agitate the chicken without you needing to be there.
Add the reserved pesto, cream cheese and water (for a thinner sauce). Cook 5min/Varoma/Soft Spoon (Reverse Mode) TM Spatula In.
Serve immediately with the grated Parmesan cheese.
NOTE: The pesto chicken should be served as soon as it's ready as the sauce will thicken slightly as it cools. If you do find the sauce thick, add 50mls of water and heat 3min/Varoma/Soft Spoon (Reverse).
To avid the chicken being shredded use large diced pieces of chicken and ensure that reverse mode is enabled.
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