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Chicken & Pesto Salad


Fresh Basil Pesto is one of those commodities I just can’t do without, it makes this dish a lovely fresh summer option. Perfect beside the BBQ too – add a splash to some mayonnaise for a fabulous flavour sensation.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes


Serves: 4 people

  • 4 g SuperValu Fresh Chicken Fillets
  • 450 g SuperValu Fusilli Pasta
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Pine Nuts
  • 3 tbsp SuperValu Rocket Leaves
    (See Larder Recipe)
  • 0 - SuperValu Salt
    to season


  1. Brush the chicken fillets with a little oil and place on a preheated barbeque, cook until golden on all sides, this will take about 4 - 5 minutes on each side depending on thickness, ensure that the chicken is cooked through.   When cooked remove from the barbecue and keep warm.
  2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to packet instructions, strain and set aside.

To Serve:

Slice the chicken into thin slivers and and toss in with the pasta, spoon over some  pesto, and sprinkle with the pine nuts -  serve immediately

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