Sun-dried Tomato and Chicken Pasta

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Farfalle (bow ties) or any pasta you prefer – 2 cups

2. Olive oil – 1 tbsp + 2 tsp

3. Chicken, cut into small pieces – 200 gm

Salt and pepper – As required

Garlic powder – 1/4 tsp

Onion powder – 1/4 tsp

Dried oregano / Italian seasoning – 1/8 tsp

4. Garlic – 3, minced

Onion – 1/3 cup, finely chopped

5. Crushed red chili flakes – 1/2 tsp

6. Heavy cream – 1/4 cup

Chicken stock – 1/4 cup (I used 1/2 maggi chicken stock cube  + 1/4 cup pasta cooking water)

7. Parmesan cheese – 1/3 cup

Fresh parsley – 3 – 4 tbsp, finely chopped

Fresh basil – 1 – 2 tbsp, optional

9. Salt and pepper – To taste

Method

1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions adding salt till al dente. Right before you are ready to drain, reserve about 1/4 cup of the starchy cooking water. Drain the pasta.

2. Meanwhile heat 2 – 3 tsp olive oil in a pan at medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces and cook for 5 – 6 minutes until they are cooked through. Remove to a bowl. Add minced garlic, onion and cook for 2 – 3 minutes. Add sun-dried tomato slices and mix well.  Add 1/4 cup heavy cream and 1/4 cup pasta cooking water and 1/2 chicken stock cube. Season with little salt and pepper. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until it starts to becomes thick. Add cooked farfalle pasta, cooked chicken and mix well. Season with pepper and salt, to taste. Switch off. Top with finely chopped parsley, basil and parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. Its quick and delicious..do try it out, friends!

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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