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chicken in lemon cream with penne

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Laura Spencer-Whitacre
Fort Mohave, AZ

This is really quick and easy dish,and great for company, or weeknight dinners xoxo

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For chicken in lemon cream with penne

  • 1 lb
    penne pasta
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2
    chicken breasts , diced 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tsp
    herbes de provence
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1
    lemon, zest grated
  • pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 c
    oregano, fresh, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh

How To Make chicken in lemon cream with penne

  • 1
    1. Boil pasta for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain. 2.Season chicken breasts with herbes de provence and a pinch of salt and pepper. 3.Cook in olive oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Set chicken aside. pour off excess oil from pan.
  • 2
    4.In same pan add broth and cook over medium high heat, scrapping browned bits from bottom of pan. 5. Add cream, lemon zest and cayenne. Reduce heat to med-low and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3
    6. Add pasta, remaining salt and pepper, oregano and lemon juice. Toss to coat chicken with sauce and serve.

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