Wednesday, April 8, 2020

CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI PASTA



CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI PASTA






The most comfortable pasta with chicken and broccoli made with REAL ingredients, simple steps and almost never in the kitchen!

Ingredients
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Orrecheitte Pasta or Rotini Pasta
  • 4 Cups Broccoli Florets, steamed
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour

For Sauce:
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 TBSP flour
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 3/4 cup butter, salted
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package.  Drain and set aside.

For Chicken:
  1. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  2. On a large plate mix together flour, salt, garlic powder and pepper.  Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture and shake off excess.
  3. Place in hot oil and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Remove from pan and place on a clean plate to rest.

For Sauce:
  1. In a medium sauce pan, heat butter over medium high heat.
  2. Add in garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Pour in heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.  Turn heat down to low and stir until cheese is melted and everything is heated through.  Taste for seasoning. Enjoy your cooking!