Sunday, November 24, 2013

Basil Chicken Fettucine

Hey everyone, here comes another easy-peasy weekday meal that you can whip up in a jiffy. I know we're all getting busier by the day. Thanksgiving is next week, can you believe that? Between now and Thanksgiving, I won't have much time to do any fancy cooking so the less prep time, the better.

My daughter made this Basil Chicken Fettucine recently and it was a big hit. I thought I'd share this quick and easy recipe which is perfect for a weeknight dinner or weekday lunch.

Here's what we used but feel free to vary the amounts to your liking:
  • Spinach fettucine for 3
  • 1 large chicken breast, sliced
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • Olive oil
  • A blob of butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Boil the fettucine till al dente/according to the instructions on the packaging.
  2.  Meantime, in a skillet on medium, heat up a couple tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Add in the chicken and butter. Saute till the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Add tomatoes and basil, and saute till tomatoes are slightly softened.
  5. Finally add cooked fettucine into the skillet and toss to mix.
  6. Season to taste and you are ready to serve.

So easy, right? It literally takes like 20 minutes to put together. I like to add broccoli, carrots or spinach too. So yummy and healthy.