Recipe: Sauteed Chicken with Garlicky Pasta

Sauteed Chicken with Garlicky Pasta

Makes: 4 to 6 servings
Prep 20 mins
Start to Finish 20 mins


2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 lb. total)

1/4 cup olive oil

1 pound angel-hair pasta

1/2 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced

1 large red onion, sliced

3 large garlic cloves, minced

1 14 1/2 ounce can chicken broth

1 tablespoon flour

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

6 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced

1/4 cup chopped, fresh flat-leaf parsley


1. Combine 1 teaspoon thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a cup. Sprinkle over both sides of each chicken breast. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet and cook until golden and cooked through, turning once, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a platter and cover.

2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil same skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in mushrooms and onion and cook, stirring occasionally until onion is translucent, about 7 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute more. Transfer to a large bowl. Whisk together broth, flour, and mustard, then add to skillet and bring to a simmer, about 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, parsley, and remaining thyme and cook 1 minute more.

3. Transfer drained pasta to a large serving bowl and toss with remaining oil, salt, and pepper, then stir in mushroom mixture and hot broth mixture. Serve with chicken.
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