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    Grilled Pesto Chicken Bruschetta

    A light summery starter or lunch, perfect to enjoy in the garden with friends.

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    Why should your recipe win?
    Because it's one of the quickest and tastiest starters to make for a spring or summer dish. You could also barbecue the chicken to enjoy it al fresco.

    • Total time: 5 minutes prep + 20 minutes cooking

    Serves: 4


    • 300ml pot of half-fat creme fraiche
      190g pot of your favourite pesto (red or green)
      2 free-range chicken breasts
      Loaf of ciabatta
      Squeeze of lemon juice
      Dash of extra virgin olive oil
      Watercress salad and vine tomatoes (to serve)


    1. Turn on grill to medium/high setting. Butterfly chicken & season, brushing each lightly with olive oil. Place on grill pan & grill for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from grill & set aside to cool. Cut ciabatta into thick slices, brush with oil & grill until golden. After chicken has cooled, shred using two forks, place in a bowl & mix in the creme fraiche, lemon juice & pesto, according to personal taste. Serve on bruschetta with watercress salad & vine tomatoes.

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