Low Carb Pesto Chicken
Keep low carb pesto chicken on hand to add a burst of flavor to salads and wraps. Chop it up and stuff into mushrooms and bell peppers.
- 1.75 lb chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup pesto
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese optional
Slice chicken breasts lengthwise into long thin pieces. Place in small mixing bowl.
Add pesto to chicken and mix well to coat all pieces. Place in refrigerator until ready to cook.
Either sautéed pieces in iron skillet (coated with olive oil) or grill over medium heat until chicken is completely done and registers 165 degrees on meat thermometer.
Sprinkle chicken with mozzarella or parm cheese and melt. (optional)
Use chicken on salads, in wraps or sandwiches. Use as protein food for meal prep.
Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 496mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 0.6mg