Italian Scampi Chicken Pasta

Italian Scampi Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

  • 6 oz angel hair pasta
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken, chopped into chunks
  • ¾ cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, separated
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp all-purpose flour
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Chives, for garnish

Instructions for Italian Scampi Chicken Pasta

  • Follow package instructions to cook the pasta to al dente.
  • When finished set pasta aside after draining.
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp of lemon juice and some salt and pepper over the chicken.
  • Add chicken to a pan coated in cooking spray.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes. Stir and flip the chicken often for even cooking. Once the chicken is finished, remove it and place it on a plate. Set aside.
  • Clean your pan and spray it again before adding butter. Once the butter has melted, add the garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook the garlic in the butter for at least one minute. Then, add in the wine, lemon juice, and broth.
  • Cook the mixture to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer until the liquid is around ¾ of a cup.
  • Add your flour to the mixture and stir well to incorporate. Let the flour cook on medium for about 60 seconds.
  • Add in the prepared chicken and let sauté for a few minutes.
  • Plating:
  • Use around ¾ cup of pasta per plate. Spoon around one cup of the scampi chicken and its sauce onto the plated noodles. Garnish with chives if desired.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

YIELD: 12 SERVING SIZE: 1

Per serving:

Calories: 540 Total Fat: 20g (Saturated Fat: 10g, Trans Fat: 0g) | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 390mg | Total Carbohydrate: 45g (Dietary Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 2g) | Protein: 38g | Vitamin A: 10% | Vitamin C: 4% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 15%