Chicken Pesto Zoodles
A very adaptable dish, with this 'pesto' as your base the combinations are endless.
Chicken Thigh Fillets, cut into bite size chunks
Zucchini, spiralised (Zoodles)
Broccoli head, cut into florets
Cherry Tomatoes, halved
Long Red chilli, finely chopped
Toasted Pine nuts
Salt & Pepper, to taste
Pan-fry leek, garlic and chilli in a little olive oil until softened
Add chicken and pesto (approx. 3 tbsp - refer recipe above), stir 4-5 mins
Add Cherry tomatoes, stir
Microwave brocolli for 1 min
Add Zoodles and microwave a further 1 min
**Care not to overcook the zoodles, they will cook a little more in the pan when tossing them with othere ingredients, you want them el dente.
Add drained vegetables to chicken/pesto mix. Toss until well coated.
Make sure the chicken in cooked through, and add more pesto if needed.
Serve, topping with toasted pines nuts and shaved parmesan
Recipe by Holistic Pillars. Check out holisticpillars.com for more.