Chicken Pasta Italiana

Chicken Pasta Italiana Recipe

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2 qt
1/2 c
white wine, dry
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
garlic cloves
3 Tbsp
basil leaves, cut into thin ribbons
1/3 tsp
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
4 oz
rigatoni pasta, uncooked
1 Tbsp
olive oil
red pepper, julienned
olives, sliced

How to Make Chicken Pasta Italiana


  • 1Bring water to a boil in medium sauce pan.
  • 2Add wine, chicken and garlic.
  • 3Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • 4Remove chicken and garlic from broth, reserving broth.
  • 5Let chicken cool.
  • 6Cut chicken into 1/2 inch pieces and set aside.
  • 7Crush garlic in a small bowl, add basil, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  • 8Mix well and set aside.
  • 9Bring reserved broth to a boil.
  • 10Add pasta.
  • 11Cook 12 minutes or until al dente.
  • 12Drain.
  • 13Rinse under cold water.
  • 14Drain.
  • 15Toss pasta with olive oil.
  • 16Combine reserved garlic-lemon mixture, chicken, pasta, bell peppers and olives in a large bowl.
  • 17Toss gently.
  • 18Chill at least 1 hour.
  • 19Spoon chicken mixture onto lettuce lined plates.

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About Chicken Pasta Italiana

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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