Monday, 1 October 2012

Chicken with creamy bacon penne - Recommended Recipe!

Chicken with creamy bacon penne - serves 2, easy, not suitable for home freezing.

1 tbsp olive oil
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
100g/4oz smoked lardons (chopped bacon)
4 tbsp dry white wine
100g/4oz frozen petit pois
5 tbsp double cream
220g packet cooked penne (e.g. Dolmio Express)

  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick frying pan, then add the chicken breasts and scatter round the lardons.  Leave to cook over a high heat for 4 minutes while you gather the other ingredients together.
  2. Turn the chicken over in the pan, give the lardons a stir, then pour in the wine and let it bubble over a high heat until it has virtually evaporated.  Now add the petit pois, the cream and penne, season, then stirwell.  Cover the pan and cook for 4 minutes more until the chicken is cooked all the way through.  Serve straight away.
Per serving - 639 kcalories, protein 48g, carbohydrate 24g, fat 38g, saturated fat 17g, fibre 3g, added sugar none, salt 1.86g.

Source - Tesco instore magazine.