Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Chicken Lemon Pasta

Chicken Lemon Pasta:
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 35 mins

1 pound dried Penne
2 Chicken Breasts (cut into fingers)
Salt and Black Pepper
2 cloves Garlic (sliced)
1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
3 tbs Olive Oil
3 tbs roughly chopped fresh Parsley (for garnish)
2 Lemons (juiced)
1/2 C grated Parmesan

1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, until al dente. Drain well.
2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
3. Heat a large grill pan over medium high and add chicken.
4. Grill until golden and completely cooked. Remove to a plate and slice.
5. Add the garlic slices and red pepper flakes to a saute pan with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and saute until fragrant.
6. Add the cooked pasta and turn heat off. Mix all together.
7. Remove pasta to a large bowl.
8. Add chicken to the warm pasta and season with salt and pepper.
9. Sprinkle in chopped parsley. Add the juice of 2 lemons and mix.
10. Before serving top with Parmesan (if you want add some zest from the lemon as well).

Happy Cooking!


  1. That sounds sooo good! Pasta is my absolute favorite food. Btw thank you for following Random Deals. Here to return the favor. :)

  2. This---is what will be for dinner Thursday. It sounds wonderful!

  3. It's definitely refreshing to the taste buds lol