Trader Joe’S Pesto Chicken Recipe


Trader Joe's Pesto Chicken is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that combines the flavors of juicy chicken and aromatic pesto. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a weekend gathering with friends and family. The tender chicken is coated in a flavorful pesto sauce, creating a mouthwatering dish that will leave everyone wanting more.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup Trader Joe's Pesto Genovese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and black pepper on both sides.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, until browned.
  5. Transfer the browned chicken breasts to a baking dish.
  6. Spread a generous amount of Trader Joe's Pesto Genovese over each chicken breast.
  7. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 5 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the pesto is slightly browned.
  9. Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Serve the Trader Joe's Pesto Chicken with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!