Lemon Garlic Chicken Pasta

Lemon Garlic Chicken Pasta

AuthorNureen SCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

 1 lb boneless skinless chicken legs and thighs, in cubes
 ½ lb spaghetti noodles
 3 garlic cloves, smashed
 2 tsp lemon zest
 1 lemon, juiced
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
 1 tsp Paprika
 ¼ cup butter
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup water
 1 tsp basil

1

Boil the spaghetti noodles and set aside

2

Pat dry chicken and season with salt, black pepper, and paprika

3

Melt butter in a pot.

4

Saute smashed garlic and lemon zest in the butter until it becomes fragrant

5

Toss in the chicken and cook until the chicken is tender, about 10 minutes.

6

Turn heat low and add in the noodles, olive oil, water and basil. Mix well.

Serve hot. Garnish with basil and freshly shaved parmesan.

Ingredients

 1 lb boneless skinless chicken legs and thighs, in cubes
 ½ lb spaghetti noodles
 3 garlic cloves, smashed
 2 tsp lemon zest
 1 lemon, juiced
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
 1 tsp Paprika
 ¼ cup butter
 ¼ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup water
 1 tsp basil

Directions

1

Boil the spaghetti noodles and set aside

2

Pat dry chicken and season with salt, black pepper, and paprika

3

Melt butter in a pot.

4

Saute smashed garlic and lemon zest in the butter until it becomes fragrant

5

Toss in the chicken and cook until the chicken is tender, about 10 minutes.

6

Turn heat low and add in the noodles, olive oil, water and basil. Mix well.

Serve hot. Garnish with basil and freshly shaved parmesan.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Pasta

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