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Chicken Pasta

Snigdha's picture
Ingredients
  Pasta 1⁄2 Pound
  Chicken breasts 2 (plain or seasoned with italian herbs/teriyaki/lemon & herb)
  Green bell pepper 1
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, cut into cubes
  Extra virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Mozarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Jalapenos 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder To Taste
Directions

Boil Pasta separately in a deep vessel until they become tender & fluffy.

Heat 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil in a fry pan. Add bell peppers (cut into cubes), onion & fry well. Add salt & pepper. Keep aside.

Heat 3 tbs extra virgin olive oil in the same fry pan & fry chicken (cut into cubes) until it turns into a brownish color (or until chicken is cooked thoroughly). Keep aside.

Heat 2 tbs butter in a shallow pan. Add all purpose flour, stir well. Add milk & keep stirring until mixture thickens slightly. Add oregano, basil, crushed jalapenos, pasta seasoning, salt & pepper. Mix well. Remove from stove.

In a baking dish, arrange pasta noodles. Add fried bell peppers & chicken. Add the above made white sauce, mix until the sauce coats the pasta well. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese generously on top of the pasta.

Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

Serve Immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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3 Comments

shantihhh's picture
I'd add some chile flakes for a little zip
Snigdha's picture
Oh yeaa!!!! adding chile flakes should definetly give it a better flavor.
Snigdha's picture
Yes, I agree. I would change the quantity of milk to 1 cup but keep the all-purpose flour as is. 1 tbs of the flour is sufficient to thicken the sauce. May be you can also add more or less (as per taste) of other ingredients such as oregano, dried jalapenos and basil. Thanks