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Chicken Bocconcini with Coriander Pesto

Chicken Bocconcini with Coriander Pesto

These chicken bocconcini – 'little bites' in Italian – make a moreish addition to your dinner repertoire. Chunks of chicken breast are brushed with Sacla' Coriander Pesto are wrapped in Pancetta, then chargrilled for a smoky flavour.
Profile Serves: 4
Icon/Time On the table in: 35 mins
Gluten Free
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For the dressing:


  1. Cut each chicken breast in half lengthways, then cut each one of these pieces into 3 smaller chunks
  2. Lay the slices of pancetta on your work surface ready for the chicken
  3. Brush each chicken piece liberally with Sacla’ Fresh Coriander Pesto Wrap the pancetta around the chicken pieces
  4. Soak 8 bamboo skewers in water for 2 minutes so they won't burn during cooking
  5. Thread 3 pieces of chicken onto each skewer, heat the oil in a large frying pan and gently cook the chicken until it browns
  6. Meanwhile get your dressing ready. Quickly whisk together the oil, vinegar and Sacla’ Pesto
  7. Arrange the salad leaves on a plate, pour over the dressing and place the chicken skewers on top
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