Easy chicken pasta recipes

Pasta has become one of the delicious and favorite food items of all. A dish of light pasta with salad with a delicious Asian flavor is a great for a summer cook out of for a picnic. This recipe "Creamy Lemon Chicken pasta" takes the traditional combination of chicken, lemon, garlic for creating a delicious pasta dish, which is considered excellent on its own or served with a side salad and crusty roll. It is still better if you allow it to marinate for a while before eating. This dish can be done in four servings. The preparation for this wonderful dish about 10 minutes and the cooking time is about 50 minutes. In all it takes only about an hour to present your family or friends with this tasty Creamy Chicken with pasta.

Ingredients required

  • Three boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 850 ml chicken stock
  • 1 lemon - it should be quartered
  • 4 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons garlic granules, divided
  • 200 gm of rotella pasta or any pasta shape preferable to you
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly divided black pepper
  • 250 ml of double cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest that is completely grated

    Preparation method

    Pre heat Oven to 180 C / Gas 4

    Lightly grease a baking dish and place the chicken init. Crush the lemon on both the sides of chicken breasts. Now season the chicken with 3/4 teaspoon of pepper and 1 1/2 teaspoons of garlic granules. Bake the chicken for about forty minutes or until all juice clears off and the inside of the chicken should not look pinker. In the meantime, use a large pan to season the tender chicken stock with the left out 1/2 teaspoon of garlic granules and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Bring it to the boil. Add pasta and lemon juice. On medium heat, stir and cook for about 25 minutes, until all the liquid inside is completely absorbed. Cut the chicken that is cooked to small bits and stir with the pasta that is cooked along with lemon zest and cream. Stir and cook in lesser heat for about five minutes and then remove and keep it aside for about five minutes. Now thoroughly stir so that the chicken bits and pasta get well mixed. The Creamy Lemon Chicken pasta is ready to be served to your friends and family and you are sure to be appreciated for making this delicious dish out of chicken and pasta.

    Select the right carbohydrate source

    Don't select the simple carbohydrate foods such as sugar and flour which will easily increase the glucose content which may lead to blood pressure. This high glucose level in blood will also create diabetes mellitus and cardiac problem. So select complex carbohydrates such as whole grain wheat, oat or barley flour. They will take time to get digested thereby lower the absorption of glucose in the blood. Therefore, foods, which are regarded as the source of complex carbohydrate, can be termed as healthy diet foods.