Pesto Chicken Pasta

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Pesto Chicken Pasta

SERVES: 4
INGREDIENTS:
  • 500g Chicken thigh
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup pesto
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 500g pasta
  • ½ cup parmesans cheese
  • Method:
  • Cook the Pasta as per packet instructions. When draining the pasta, keep 1 cup of cooking liquid.
Prep TIME: 20mins
Method:

Meanwhile, Cut the chicken into small pieces, approximately 2cmx1cm pieces. Heat a large pan with olive oil, then add in chicken thigh cook until slightly browned 5mins. Reduce heats and then add in pesto, milk and cream. Stir to ensure that pesto is distributed evenly. Cook on low for 5-10 mins or until the sauce starts to thicken.
Add the cooked pasta into the sauce and mix it together. Add in ½ cup of cooking liquid and allow to reduce for 5mins, if it looks a little dry add in remaining cooking liquid and allow to reduce again. Serve into bowls, top with parmesan cheese.

Feb 06, 2018 - By Shelley

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