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CHICKEN PICCATA PASTA

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CHICKEN PICCATA PASTA

Chicken Piccata Pasta with creamy lemon sauce, mushrooms, artichokes and briny capers over pasta. So delicious!

CHICKEN PICCATA PASTA

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper, rub (optional), alternate with salt and pepper
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 12 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened (I use 4 ounces,must be very soft)
  • 1 (14 ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup cups capers, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup mushroom, sliced thinly
  • chopped fresh parsley
  • grated fresh parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:
Slice chicken into bite-size pieces.

In a bowl, add chicken, 1 tablespoon of the oil and rub it in; toss to coat.

In a pan, heat oil over medium-high heat for 1-3 minutes until it simmers. Add chicken to hot pan; cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is golden brown on all sides. Remove chicken from pan; set aside.

Pour chicken broth into bowl, cover and microwave HIGH 8–10 minutes or until broth comes to a boil.

Add onion to pan, sauté for a minute, until onion is soft and fragrant. Gradually add broth and pasta to pan; cook, uncovered, 7–8 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

Zest 1 tablespoon of lemon. Juice 2 tablespoon lemon. Add zest, juice and cream cheese to skillet; stir until cream cheese is fully incorporated. Add chicken, mushrooms and artichokes to pan.

Let it simmer with cover for 1–2 minutes or until cooked through.

Turn off heat; stir in capers. Garnish with parsley and Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Note:

In Step 2, add 2 crushed garlic cloves in sauteed onion; cook as directed.

In Step 3, you can adjust lemon juice to 3 tablespoon.

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