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This Grilled Mayo Marinated Pesto Chicken is a simple and Whole30 recipe that ensures moist and delicious chicken!

Grilled Mayo Marinated Pesto Chicken

  • Author: Kelsey


  • ½ cup Chosen Foods Avocado Oil Mayo
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 lb chicken breasts (pounded to even thickness)


  • In a blender combine Chosen Foods mayo, basil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper and blend to break the basil down.
  • Add the chicken into a large ziploc bag, or into a pyrex dish, then pour in the basil mayo marinade on top of the chicken and toss to coat.  
  • Place in the fridge and let marinate for a minimum of 1 hour but up to 24 hours.
  • Place your grill on medium high heat.  Once the grill is hot, oil the grill grates.
  • Place the chicken on the grill and grill for 4 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.