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Chicken and Angel Hair Pasta


Chicken recipe with angel hair pasta is made with chicken breasts, broccoli, garlic, and Parmesan cheese.

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Serves 4
total time:
25 minutes

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Serves 4
total time:
25 minutes


  • • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • • 2 tsp butter
  • • 3 boneless chicken breast halves cut into 1-inch cubes
  • • 1 carrot, sliced on diagonal into
  • 1/4-inch thick pieces
  • • 1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • • 12 ounces angel hair pasta or linguini
  • • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • • 1 tsp dried leaf basil
  • • salt and pepper, to taste
  • • 3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
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  • 1

    1) Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil and 1 teaspoon butter in skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook chicken, stirring, until chicken is cooked through, about 5 to 7 minutes.

  • 2

    2) Remove chicken with slotted spoon to paper towels. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil and 1 teaspoon butter to skillet; add carrot and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add broccoli and garlic to the skillet and cook, stirring for about 2 minutes longer.

  • 3

    3) Cook pasta according to package directions.

  • 4

    4) To the skillet add chicken broth, basil, and Parmesan cheese; stir to blend. Reduce heat; simmer 4 minutes.

  • 5

    5) Drain pasta well; arrange in a serving dish and top with the chicken and vegetable mixture.

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We added fresh chopped tomato and red pepper, recommended.

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