Fire up the grill for Grilled Chicken Thighs with Easy Pesto Sauce. The deliciously simple sauce tastes fabulous on the grilled chicken thighs.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup loosely packed fresh parsley
1/3 cup GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard
1/3 cup pine nuts
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
6 boneless skinless chicken thigh s (1-1/2 lb.)
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Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium heat.
Blend all ingredients except chicken in blender until smooth. Reserve 1/2 cup pesto sauce.
Grill chicken 3 min. on each side. Brush with half the remaining pesto sauce; grill 3 to 4 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF), turning and brushing occasionally with remaining sauce.
Serve chicken with reserved pesto sauce.
How to Prevent Food From Sticking to the Grill
To prevent food from sticking to the grill, lightly brush the grill grate with vegetable oil before preheating the grill. Or, spray the cold grill grate with cooking spray.
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.