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Pesto Stuffed Chicken

A delicious and simple pan fried chicken meal stuffed with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, pesto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Author Abba Lee


  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 12 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp pesto
  • 3 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tbsp oil for pan frying


  1. Salt and pepper both sides of each chicken breast. About 1/2 tspn each side.

  2. Slice each chicken breast horizontally to create a pocket for the pesto filling.

  3. Stuff each breast pocket with 1/3 of mozzarella cheese, 1 tbsp pesto and 4 sundried tomatoes. Secure with a wooden toothpick.

  4. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  5. Pan fry for about 5-8 minutes per side or until the cheese is melted and the chicken is cooked through. Serve warm.