chicken dijon rigatoni

Ingredients For chicken dijon rigatoni

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lb
    rigatoni pasta, cooked
  • 1/3 c
    dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped
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How To Make chicken dijon rigatoni

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a large sautepan over medium-high heat.
  • 2
    Add the chicken and cook until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • 4
    Add half and half and salt and pepper to taste, and stir to blend.
  • 5
    Bring to a boil.
  • 6
    Reduce heat and simmer until mixture is reduced a bit, about 10 minutes. (Mustard added later will quickly thicken it.)
  • 7
    Transfer warm pasta to a warmed serving bowl.
  • 8
    Whisk mustard into cream mixture.
  • 9
    Return chicken to sauce, reduce heat to low and cook until heated through.
  • 10
    Do not boil.
  • 11
    Spoon chicken mixture over pasta and toss thoroughly.
  • 12
    If desired, garnish with chopped parsley.
  • 13
    Serve immediately.

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