Penne with Chicken & Peas

By Lubna Karim  |  27th Jul 2015  |  
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    About Penne with Chicken & Peas Recipe

    A quick fix creamy and delicious one pot meal for those busy day.....

    Penne with Chicken & Peas

    Ingredients to make Penne with Chicken & Peas

    • 2 cups uncooked Penne
    • 3 tbsp. butter
    • 1 cup boneless chicken pieces
    • 2-3 tbsp. frozen Green peas thawed
    • 2 cups chicken stock/water
    • 1 tbsp. All-purpose flour/maida
    • 1 cup Milk + ĵ cup Milk
    • ½ tbsp. pepper
    • salt

    How to make Penne with Chicken & Peas

    1. Boil boneless chicken pieces in chicken stock/water by adding salt, peppercorns, clove, cinnamon and ginger juliennes until tender. Strain chicken pieces and chop.
    2. Bring water to boil in a large pot and add penne. Cool al-dente. Drain and toss with olive oil. Set aside.
    3. On medium flame, add butter to a pan and when it melts add flour. Stir till raw smell wafts. Slowly and continuously on low flame and add milk by stirring continuously (use whisker for better results).
    4. Now add chopped chicken pieces and mix well. Add salt & pepper and bring it to boil. Add thawed peas and cook for two minutes on medium heat.
    5. Now add boiled penne and toss till chicken, peas and penne gets generous coat of sauce. Cook for 2 minutes and turn off the flame.
    6. If you feel, the mixture is thick, then add reserved ½ cup of milk. Cook and serve by grating cheese on top.

    My Tip:

    If you don't have leftover chicken curry, then marinade the chicken with salt and pepper and boil with half cup of water under tender. Shred and use.

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