How to make Polenta Pesto Chicken -

Boneless chicken marinated with pesto sauce, rolled in eggs and polenta and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Polenta (पोलेंता)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Polenta Pesto Chicken

Polenta Pesto Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Polenta Pesto Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into thick strips 400 grams

  • Polenta 1 cup

  • Pesto sauce 5 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Eggs beaten 2

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Put chicken in a bowl, add pesto sauce, salt and lemon juice, mix and set aside to marinate for thirty to forty minutes.

Step 2

Spread polenta evenly on a plate. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Dip chicken pieces in the beaten eggs and roll in polenta. Slide them into the hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.