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Garlic Chicken and Pasta

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Garlic Chicken and Pasta

(adapted from grouprecipes.com) – Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb. chicken tenderloins, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 pint baby portabella mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 oz. jar of marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • olive oil
  • shaved Parmesan cheese
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Prepare pasta as directed per box instructions.
  2. In a skillet, heat to medium high. Drizzle olive oil on the pan. Add cubed chicken, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until nearly done, add onions, garlic and mushrooms. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  3. Pushing the chicken and veggies to the sides of skillet, add flour and butter to middle and mix until it becomes a thick paste. Add chicken broth, one cup at a time, stirring to a boil. Add artichoke hearts, simmer and let sauce thicken. Turn heat off and add cream, mix thoroughly. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. To serve, top pasta with sauce. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and garnish with parsley.

*if you want the sauce thicker, mix 1 Tbsp flour with 1 Tbsp chicken broth and pour into sauce and wait for it to thicken. Repeat until desired consistency.

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A couple of pics to give you an idea of how small to cut the ingredients.

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Prepare pasta as directed per box instructions.

In a skillet, heat to medium high. Drizzle olive oil on the pan. Add cubed chicken, sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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Cook until nearly done

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add onions, garlic and mushrooms. Cook until vegetables are tender.

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Pushing the chicken and veggies to the sides of skillet, add flour and butter to middle

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and mix until it becomes a thick paste.

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Add chicken broth, one cup at a time, stirring to a boil.

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Add artichoke hearts,

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simmer and let sauce thicken.

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Turn heat off and add cream,

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 mix thoroughly. Salt and pepper to taste.

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To serve, top pasta with sauce. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and garnish with parsley.

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