Lemon Chicken Pasta

By Dinnerfy

Lemon Chicken Pasta is a tangy and creamy Italian dish that is easy to make and perfect for comfort food. It combines tender chicken breast, zesty lemon, and al dente pasta in a flavorful garlic and olive oil sauce. Garnished with Parmesan cheese and parsley, this dish is a delicious and satisfying meal.

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🍗 Paleo
Italian
Tangy
Creamy
Easy
Comfort Food

10 mins

20 mins

Nutritional Value

Protein - unknown
Carbohydrates - unknown
Fats - unknown

Ingredients

Total: 9Serves: 4
2 lbs Chicken Breast
Notes:

boneless, skinless

2 tbsp Lemon
Notes:

juice and zest

8 oz Pasta
Notes:

linguine or spaghetti

3 cloves Garlic
Notes:

minced

2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Salt
Notes:

to taste

1 tsp Black Pepper
Notes:

to taste

1 cup Parmesan Cheese
Notes:

grated

2 tbsp Parsley
Notes:

chopped


Instructions

Step 1 : Preparation

Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Step 2 : Cooking

In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken breasts and cook until browned and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side. Remove chicken from skillet and let it rest for a few minutes. Slice the chicken into thin strips.

Step 3 : Mixing

In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked pasta, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and black pepper. Toss well to coat the pasta evenly.

Step 4 : Serve

Divide the lemon pasta among serving plates. Top with sliced chicken. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley. Serve hot.