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chicken and broccoli Spiral pasta
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chicken and broccoli Spiral pasta

chicken and broccoli Spiral pasta Recipe – chicken breast, broccoli, garlic in a simple homemade cream sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and broccoli Spiral pasta
Servings: 2
Calories: 2262kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • pot

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces rotini pasta
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 boneless skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk or more,
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Instructions

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Within the last 2 minutes of cooking time, add broccoli; drain well.
    broccoli Spiral pasta
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste. Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.
    chicken
  • Melt butter in the skillet over medium heat. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until incorporated, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in heavy cream and garlic powder until slightly thickened, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in pasta, broccoli and chicken. Gently toss to combine; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
    chicken and broccoli Spiral pasta

Nutrition

Calories: 2262kcal | Carbohydrates: 106g | Protein: 269g | Fat: 78g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 768mg | Sodium: 858mg | Potassium: 5067mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2283IU | Vitamin C: 161mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 9mg