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Grilled Chicken A La "Pesto"

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromNY Times

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/8 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese (about 1 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat grill to medium and soak skewers in water (if using wooden) 2. Cut chicken into chunks. 3. Combine chicken, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper to taste in a bowl and toss well to coat. 4. Thread the chicken chunks onto skewers, leaving space in between. Make: 1. Grill chicken, turning until cooked through and lightly seared (~12-14 mins). 2. Remove chicken from skewers and combine grilled chicken in bowl of parmesan, basil, pine nuts and garlic. 3. Toss well. Stir in another tablespoon olive oil if dry and serve.

Notes

Check out our favorite tips for grilling here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/26/barbecue-basics/

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