Chicken Pesto

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Servings (adjust as needed)2



  • 8 oz chicken breast
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil cooking spray


  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 4 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp MCT oil
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Marinate chicken in lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Spritz a pan with cooking spray. On medium-high heat, brown chicken on both sides.
  • In a food processor or blender, add all pesto ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Spritz a glass baking dish with cooking spray and add a little pesto to the bottom of the dish. Add browned chicken and top with remaining pesto.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.


1 serving = 4 oz protein