Chicken & Shiitake Mushroom Basil Pesto

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

My brother and I just made this up!! It's Soo Good and Soooo Simple!! Does not include cooking/prep time for pasta and pesto sauce


  1. Heat oil and butter over med high heat. Add chicken and cook till golden brown on both sides.
  2. Remove from heat and cut into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil over med high heat. add garlic. Saute till garlic starts to turn golden. Add Mushrooms and saute till mushrooms are nice and soft.
  4. Add chicken and let flavors blend 3-4 minute.
  5. Add Basil pesto and saute 3-4 min more.
  6. Toss with pasta and serve immediately!


Most Helpful

I made this today, but instead of over pasta, I put it in a spinach wrap, w/red sweet pepper, & a mozz. cheese slice. Yum.

Marzy May 23, 2009

Absolutely fantastic and easy to make. I did a basic pesto with 2 cups of basil, oil, 1/2 pine nuts and some parmesan cheese. I did not serve it over pasta to decrease the carbs, but it was so yummy.

Rae-Rae June 17, 2008

AWW YEAH... you posted our recipe... that was really good shtuff... and i signed up... YAHOOO...i'm gunna rate yo other shtuff....

Descrow April 26, 2006

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