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Cilantro Pesto Pasta With Grilled Chicken Recipe

Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken Recipe
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Prepare the ingredients before making Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken for your family or friends.

Ingredients: Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken

  • Cilantro Pesto
  • 2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup romano (or parmesan) cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 lb mini farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 4 -6 chicken breasts
  • 1 envelope McCormick lime mojito marinade (Thanks Ray Ray, now I'm hooked! lol)

How to Make Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 9 steps you must follow to make Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken in your home by yourself.

    Step 1
  • Mix McCormick marinade according to package directions and marinate chicken for 15-30 minutes.
  • Step 2
  • Grill chicken on the grill outdoors or indoors on a stove top cast iron grill pan.
  • Step 3
  • Let chicken rest for 5 to 6 minutes then cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  • Step 4
  • Toast pine nuts in a non stick dry skillet over medium high heat until slighty toasted and golden brown stirring constantly.
  • Step 5
  • To a blender or a food processor add all ingredients for pesto except olive oil.
  • Step 6
  • Slowly drizzle in olive oil from the top of the blender on low speed to form a thick sauce. Set aside.
  • Step 7
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse and set aside.
  • Step 8
  • Add pasta back to pasta pot. Mix in pesto and stir to combine thoroughly over low heat to warm. Add 3 cut up chicken breasts to pasta and pesto stirring again to incorporate well.
  • Step 9
  • Use remaining cut up chicken breasts to garnish on top of the pasta. Can top with freshly grated romano or parmesan cheese and fresh cilantro leaves if desired.
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