How to make Herb Chicken Pasta -

Bread slices crushed with fresh herbs add a surprise element to this chicken and pasta dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Bonless chicken breasts, Fresh basil leaves (ताज़े बेसिल के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Herb Chicken Pasta

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Herb Chicken Pasta Recipe

  • Bonless chicken breasts 2

  • Fresh basil leaves a few

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 cup

  • Parsley a few sprigs

  • Dried herbs 1/2 teaspoon

  • Shell pasta (conchiglie) 200 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Brown bread slices 3

  • Garlic 6 cloves

  • Arrabiata sauce 2-3 tablespoons

  • Extra virgin olive oil 5 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Parmesan cheese 25 grams


Step 1

Cut chicken into ¾ inch pieces. Heat plenty of water in a deep non stick pan, place a silicon colander in it, put the pasta into it and cook.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add chicken and saute. Process bread slices, garlic cloves, few basil leaves, coriander leaves, curly parsley and dried herbs in a chopper.

Step 3

Add arabiata sauce to the chicken and continue to cook till it is completely cooked. Heat 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil in a non stick wok, add the bread-herb mixture and saute. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns and mix.

Step 4

Add salt to the pasta and stir. When it is done drain and add to the bread mixture in the wok. Add parmesan cheese shavings and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix. Drizzle remaining extra virgin olive oil.

Step 5

To serve, transfer pasta in a serving plate, place the chicken on top and serve hot immediately.

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