Cr Chicks Smokey Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Introducing CR Chicks Smokey Chicken Pasta Recipe!

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of penne pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. Cook the penne pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, season the chicken breasts with smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the seasoned chicken breasts and cook for 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Remove from the skillet and let rest for a few minutes. Slice the chicken into thin strips.
  4. In the same skillet, add the cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, and minced garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are slightly softened.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the heavy cream. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Add the cooked penne pasta, sliced chicken, and grated Parmesan cheese to the skillet. Stir well to combine and heat through.