Chicken Pesto Zoodles

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March 13, 2017

Serves 2-3


4 medium zucchini

olive oil for frying

2 organic free-range chicken breast fillets

2 large handfuls of rocket leaves

shaved Parmesan to taste

pepper to taste

Pesto sauce

2 cups basil leaves

1 cup olive oil

1/2 cup olive oil

1 cup pine nuts

1/2 cup grated parmesan

2 garlic cloves

juice of 1 lemon


1Make zucchini noodles in 'Zoodler'. If you don't have one, just take your time to slice thinly.

2Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Add chicken breast and cook for 4 minutes each side until golden. Test to ensure it is cooked through then once cooked, cut into slices.

3Add oil to large fry pan and fill 1 cm of water. Add zucchini and toss adding lemon, salt and pepper. Toss for 30-60 seconds. Drain.

4Place rocket on plate and add zucchini noodles, chicken, pesto sauce and pepper.


1Put all ingredients in food processor or blender until you have achieved your desired consistency. If needed, add a little water.

Zucchini helps maintain general health. It is an outstanding source of dietary fibre that will keep your body in its best shape in the long run. It also contains vitamin A, folate, magnesium, vitamin C, potassium, copper and phosphate. Making it into noodles is surprisingly filling, you can use them for anything you use spaghetti for.