Pesto Chicken Crumble



Another great dinner time dish. This pesto chicken crumble is a dish to look forward to after a long day. It has a crunchy bread crumb topping and a warm potato and chicken filling. It’s best to use fresh pesto with this one.

Serves 4

Dish: shallow oval heatproof dish




Cut the potatoes into chunks, place in a casserole dish with 6 tbsp of water. Cover and cook on HIGH MICROWAVE for 7-8 mins or until soft, drain.


Stir the pesto into the potatoes and put aside to keep warm.


Place oil and onion in a bowl cook on HIGH MICROWAVE for 2-3 mins to soften the onion.


Add chicken and cook on MEDIUM MICROWAVE for 4 mins.


Add the tomatoes, tomato puree and the Tabasco to the chicken. Cook on HIGH MICROWAVE for 3 mins.


Cook chicken mixture for a further 5–6 mins on MEDIUM MICROWAVE, so that the tomato sauce starts to thicken.


Mix the breadcrumbs with the garlic and Parmesan cheese.


Cook on GRILL 1 + LOW MICROWAVE for 10–11 mins until heated through and golden brown in colour.


Pesto Chicken Crumble

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Adjust Servings:
500g New Potatoes
3tbsp Pesto
1tbsp Oil
4 x 125g Boneless Skinned Chicken Breasts Cut into strips
400g Can of Chopped Tomatoes
2tbsp Tomato Puree
4-5 drops Tabasco Sauce
175g Fresh White Breadcrumbs
1 Garlic Cloves Finely chopped
75g Grated Parmesan Cheese

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