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Creamy broccoli chicken pasta – Simply Delicious

When you need dinner ready under 30 minutes, this broccoli chicken pasta with the creamiest sauce will save the day. Say hello to your family’s new favorite! #chickenpasta #pastarecipe

Ingredients

  • 500 g (1lb) boneless chicken thighs chopped into bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed/minced
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2-3 cups broccoli sliced into small florets
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 500 g (1lb) pasta cooked + 1 cup cooking water reserved

Instructions

    • Heat a large pan over high heat.
    • Drizzle a few teaspoons of olive oil over the chicken then season with salt and pepper.
  • Brown the chicken in the pan for a few minutes until the chicken is opaque white and starting to turn golden brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the butter and garlic to the pan and allow to cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the cream and add the thyme and lemon juice. Bring to a simmer then add the chicken and broccoli to the pan. Partially cover and Allow to simmer for 5-7 minutes until the chicken and broccoli are cooked.
  • Add the Parmesan and stir into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Toss in the pasta and add some of the reserved cooking water if necessary. You want the pasta to be well-coated in the cream sauce. Serve immediately.

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