1kg. chicken breast
3 Tbl spoons fresh lemon juice
freshly ground black pepper
3/4 Cup Basil Pesto( see recipe below)
Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
In a large shallow baking dish, pour lemon juice over chicken pieces. Season to taste w/ black pepper. Set aside for 15 minutes.
Drain chicken pieces and arrange in a greased baking dish.
Spread pesto over top of chicken.
Bake for 30 minutes till tender.
(6 Grams protein and 2 grams carbs)
2 Cups fresh basil leaves
2 chopped garlic cloves
3 T. walnuts
1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
2/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive oil
Black pepper to taste
Dash of Cayenne pepper.
In a blender, puree all ingredients. Taste and adjust seasonings till you have acquired taste. Cover and store remaining pesto in fridge.