Stovetop, Pot (small), Frying pan, Knife
Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel. Season all over with salt & pepper. Optional: for crispier chicken, coat the chicken in a bit of flour!
Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Sear the chicken 4-5 min per side, or until it's fully cooked. Remove from the heat & set aside.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, simmer milk over low heat. Season with salt & pepper. Stir it all together.
Just before the milk reaches a boil, stir in dry polenta. Continue mixing until it becomes thick & creamy.
Once the polenta has thickened, add a dab of butter (optional) & grated parmesan. Mix well & set aside.
Serve the polenta on a plate with a drizzle of pesto. Slice the chicken & arrange it on top of the polenta with a side of arugula. Top with grated parmesan & season to taste. Serve & enjoy!
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- Victoire, Head of Food
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On average, one serving of the recipe "Chicken with Pesto Polenta" contains 684 Energy, 30 g of Fat, 55 g of Carbohydrates, 49 g of Protein, 2 g of Fiber.