Lemon Chicken Pasta

Love crispy garlic chicken and buttery parmesan noodles in a fresh lemon cream sauce?

You will love this quick and easy Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta!

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Yield :

  • Makes 4 servings .

Ingredients :

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • ½ stick butter
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • ¼ cup mixed chopped parsley, chives and thyme, plus extra for garnish
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
  • Thin lemon slices for garnish

Preparation :

  • Cook pasta in heavily salted water until done. Reserve one cup pasta water and drain.
  • Meantime, heat butter in large skillet over medium heat until melted. Add chicken and stir for 1-2 minutes
  • until heated through.
  • Stir in herbs and lemon juice.
  • Add pasta and cheese to chicken mixture and toss. Add just enough pasta water to form a light sauce.
  • Divide among plates, garnish with extra herbs, cheese and lemon slices and serve.

Nutritional Info :

  • smart points 15

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