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A Delightfully Easy Chicken Butter Pasta

Updated on June 24, 2017
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Brenda is a graduate from the Mississippi University of Women with a Bacholars of Science in Culinary Arts with a minor in Food Art.

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This recipe is a favorite in my house, especially for me. As a professional chef, it's hard to come home and want to cook after I've been cooking all day. This recipe is easy and quick to make but can pack so much flavor. It can be made with almost any ingredient combination. It's the technique that makes this easy. I've made this recipe with ground turkey and asparagus. If you want to make it more fancy you can add some white wine; sauvignon blanc does extremely well here. This is a good recipe to explore your own personal flavor profile and just to explore and experiment with your skill level.

5 stars from 1 rating of Chicken Butter Pasta

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 18 min
Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Chicken, Diced
  • 1 Half Onion, Diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 T Greek Seasoning
  • 1 T Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 T Salt
  • 1 T Black Pepper, Ground
  • 6 T Butter, Salted
  • 1/2 C Corn, Frozen or steamed
  • 1/2 C Peas, Frozen or steamed
  • 1 Lb Angle Hair Pasta

Directions

  1. Chop your onion, garlic and chicken and put your water on to boil for the noodles.
  2. Melt 3T of butter in a sauce pan. Add your onion and chicken. When your chicken gets some color add the garlic and spices. You want to add the spices in during the cooking process so the fat of the butter and chicken can release the oils of the herbs and spices.
  3. When the chicken is mostly cooked add the vegetables and heat them through. Once they are hot, add the rest of the butter.
  4. Toss your pasta into the chicken mix and enjoy.

My absolute favorite Cajun seasoning. And they have so many different kinds so anyone can find something they like.

© 2017 Brenda Fly

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