Cilantro Pesto Chicken Tenders

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Very good marinade for chicken! The chicken itself comes out very moist and full of flavor. Definitely one to try. Taken from Weber's Real Grilling.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor, finely chop the walnuts and garlic.
  2. Add cilantro, parsley, salt and pepper and process until finely chopped.
  3. With processor running, slowly add the oil to create a smoothe puree.
  4. Place chicken in large, resealable bag plastic bag, add the marinade and seal tightly.
  5. Make sure marinade is evenly distributed on all the chicken tenders.
  6. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  7. Remove chicken from bag and thread on skewers.
  8. Grill over direct high heat for about 6 to 8 mins, turning over once.
  9. Serve warm with lime wedges.


Most Helpful

Excellent way to grill chicken. I left my chicken breasts whole, since I was in a hurry. I've made this a few times and the chicken is very versatile in other dishes. Thanks Tinebean, for another way to grill chicken! Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado March 27, 2009

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