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Basil Chicken Bites


24 Pieces
1/2 lbbonesless chicken breasts, finely chopped
1 cupPastene Plain or Italian Flavored Breadcrumbs
3eggs, beaten
1 tbspPastene Minced Garlic
1/4 cuponion, finely chopped
1/4 cupPastene Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 tbspPastene Pesto Basil Sauce
1/2 cupall-purpose flour
3 cupschicken or vegetable stock, heated
1/2 cupheavy cream or 35% cream
2 tspPastene Extra Virgin Olive Oil
salt and pepper


  • In a bowl, mix chicken, breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, onion, cheese and pesto. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate mixture 15 minutes.
  • Shape chicken mixture into small balls. Coat in flour, dip in beaten eggs and roll in Flavored Bread Crumbs. Refrigerate 1/2 hour.
  • Heat oil in skillet over high heat. Cook chicken balls until browned, then reduce heat and continue cooking until no trace of pink remains inside. Serve hot.

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