After making Mary's AMAZINGLY Delicious pasta recipe, I had a bit of pesto left over... And, what better way to use it than with another sauce creation! And what's better than a sauce creation? You guessed it: A SIMPLE sauce creation!! This is quick and every so easy and it will go with just about anything!
Grilled Chicken with Pesto Yogurt Sauce
Created by Jenn's Food Journey
- Serves 2 -
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Tablespoon prepared pesto
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 Tablespoons olive oil
For the sauce -
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
1 Tablespoon low fat mayonnaise
1-2 Tablespoons prepared pesto (depending on taste)
Place the chicken in a resealable bag. In a small bowl, mix together pesto (1 tablespoon), lemon juice and olive oil. Pour mixture over chicken, seal bag, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Meanwhile, mix together the yogurt, mayo, and pesto until well combined. Season with salt and pepper if needed. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
Preheat grill to 375 degrees F. Clean and oil grill grates. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade. Place chicken over the fire and grill for 6-10 minutes per side or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160-165 degrees F. Remove from grill and allow to rest for 3-4 minutes. Serve with sauce. Enjoy!
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