Recipe courtesy of LG Electronics

Kale Pesto Chicken Breasts

Using LG's range/cooktop, chicken breasts are seared until juicy, then topped with a kale pesto with herbs.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 garlic clove

¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted

3 cups packed baby kale leaves

2 cups packed fresh basil leaves, plus small and torn leaves for garnish

2 cups packed fresh basil leaves, plus small and torn leaves for garnish 

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

¼ cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 (5-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets


  1. 1. Pulse the garlic and almonds in a food processor until finely chopped. Add the kale leaves and pulse until chopped. Add the basil leaves and pulse until finely chopped. With the machine running, add ½ cup oil in a steady stream. Scrape the sides of the bowl. Pulse in the cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide among serving plates. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add 2 pieces to the skillet. Cook, turning once, until browned and just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Transfer to the serving plates. Repeat with the remaining oil and chicken. 3. Garnish with the basil and serve.
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