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Chicken, broccoli and pesto kebabs


New Year new you? Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, cook up these healthy chicken kebabs flavoured with delicious pesto and fresh cherry tomatoes.

SERVES: 4   PREP: 10 MINS (Plus soaking and marinating)  COOK: 10 MINS.


  • 8 wooden skewers, soaked in boiling water for 30 mins
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 6 tbsp pesto
  • 400g broccoli, cut into medium florets
  • 150ml Co-op Greek-style yogurt
  • Spray oil
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 4 pittas
  • Salad leaves


  1. Chop each chicken breast into 8-10 even pieces. Place in a bowl with 4 tbsp pesto and the broccoli florets, and stir will to coat. Leave to marinate for at least 30 mins.
  2. Stir the remaining pesto into the yogurt, spoon into a serving bowl and chill until required.
  3. Thread the chicken and broccoli onto the skewers. Give each skewer a couple of pumps of spray oil before cooking the kebabs on a hot grill for 8-10 mins, turning frequently and spraying with extra oil if required. Cook the tomatoes for 6-8 mins, turning occasionally.
  4. Warm the pittas on the grill. Split them open and fill with your favourite salad leaves, pesto chicken and handful of tomatoes, plus a good drizzle of pesto yogurt.