Garlic Chicken Pasta

Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce – delicious creamy sauce perfectly combines all the flavors.

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Yield:

  • Serves: 4

Ingredients :

  • 4 oz. (115g) prosciutto, cut into pieces
  • 1 lb. (450g) chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 garlic cloves, unpeeled, soaked in water to soften the skin
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed 1 teaspoon water

Preparation :

  •  In a large pan, cook prosciutto over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crispy and browned (about 5-7 minutes). Remove from pan and drain using paper towels.
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the chicken and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Cook
  • until chicken is golden brown, stirring from time to time (about 5 minutes). Add the wine, Worcester sauce, and bay leaf. Reduce the heat, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in another pot, cook the pasta according to a package directions, until al dente. When 7-8 minutes are left on cooking time, throw in the broccoli. Drain.
  • Remove the bay leaf and garlic cloves. Add the heavy cream, cornstarch and water mix, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Add the cooked pasta and broccoli, and mix everything together. Top with the prosciutto. Enjoy!

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