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Fusilli with Chicken and Rosemary

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  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), cut into quarters
  Chopped fresh rosemary/1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light cream/Half and half 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Fusilli 1 Pound

1) In a kettle or a stockpot, bring to boil water with 1 tablespoon of salt.
2) Wash the chicken breast in cold water and pat dry it with paper towels. Trim the chicken and throw away all the fat. Cut breasts into small squares measuring about ½-inch.

3) In a skillet, melt the butter and add garlic. With back of a wooden spoon, pres the garlic and run all over the pan’s surface. Cook till the garlic has turned nut brown. Take it out then and discard.
4) Raise the flame to high and add the chicken pieces. Stir and toss consistently to brown the chicken on all sides quickly. This takes about 2 minutes.
5) Add the rosemary alongwith a cup of cream. Bring heat down to low.
6) Stir in ½ cup cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste. Turn off the heat and place cover on the pan.
7) In boiling water, cook the fusilli till it has tendered enough but is not mushy. Drain.

8) Serve pasta hot after warming the sauce over medium flame pouring it all over the pasta. Add more grated cheese if desired.

If the sauce gets too thick, ½ cup of cream can be added to it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4317 Calories from Fat 1774

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 210 g323.4%

Saturated Fat 123.7 g618.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 986.2 mg328.7%

Sodium 8536 mg355.7%

Total Carbohydrates 367 g122.3%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.5%

Sugars 18.6 g

Protein 221 g442%

Vitamin A 120.3% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 173.7% Iron 77.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fusilli With Chicken And Rosemary Recipe