GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN AND NOODLES

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

This is a super-easy recipe which I have tweaked to be even easier. Rather than buying a whole roasted chicken, I am using chicken breasts, cooked and cubed, and using prepared bread crumbs.
Recipe & photo: Midwestliving.com


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
extra-wide egg noodles
2 large
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
1 c
frozen peas
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 3/4 c
whole milk or light cream
1/2 c
coarse bread crumbs
3/4 c
shredded parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
snipped fresh thyme (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a Dutch oven, bring 6 cups salted water to boiling; add noodles. Cook 10 minutes or until tender; drain.
2
In a saucepan combine chicken, peas, garlic, and whole milk; heat through. Cover and keep warm.
3
In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan with the melted butter.
4
Stir noodles and remaining Parmesan into hot chicken mixture. Heat and stir until bubbly. Divide among four 16-oz. individual casserole dishes. Top each with bread crumb mixture.
5
Bake in a preheated 450-degree oven for 5 minutes or until top begins to brown. If desired, top with fresh thyme.
6
NOTE: may use panko bread crumbs. Combined with Parmesan, they give a unique texture to the topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy