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Garlic Butter Pasta with Garlic Chicken

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlicky flavors. Served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter, this is a family friendly dinner.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

This Garlic Butter Pasta with Garlic Chicken is a deceptively simple pasta dish.

The chicken is flattened and then grilled over a high heat to keep it succulent and juicy. And the garlic butter cooks slowly whilst the pasta cooks.

As with so many pasta recipe on this blog, make sure you reserve a cup of the pasta cooking water. This ensures the butter sauce coats the pasta well.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

Serving Suggestion:

Side: This garlic butter pasta is a rich dish so serve it with a crisp green salad topped with some thinly sliced raw mushrooms. Or roast some broccoli and serve that along side.

Wine: This garlic chicken and pasta is perfect for pairing with a sparkling wine. A Prosecco would be perfect here. Alternatively a dry whites like Vermentino would be delicious.
If you don’t fancy a white then pick a dry rose like a Tavel rose.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

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This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.
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Garlic Butter Pasta with Garlic Chicken

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 632 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 oz long pasta (340g)
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Melt the stick of butter over a low heat in a small pan.
  2. Peel and chop the garlic finely.
  3. Add the garlic to the butter and cook it over a very low heat. Don't let the garlic color.
  4. Place the chicken on a chopping board and cover with a piece of baking paper or clingfilm.
  5. Use the flat side of a meat mallet (or a heavy rolling pin) to flatten the chicken until it is 1/2" thick.
  6. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and the garlic powder.
  7. Heat the olive oil in a heavy based skillet.
  8. Once it is hot, sear the chicken over a high heat. Cook for 2 minutes on one side and then flip and cook for a further 2 minutes or until it is just cooked through. Remove from the heat and tent with foil to keep warm.
  9. Whilst the chicken is cooking bring a large pan of water to a boil.
  10. Once the water is boiling, salt it generously and add the pasta.
  11. Cook until al-dente.
  12. Reserve a cup of the pasta cooking water and then drain the pasta.
  13. Pour half of the garlic butter into the pasta pan, add 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water and then stir in the pasta. Cook over a medium heat until everything is well coated.
  14. Slice the chicken and serve along side the pasta.
  15. Drizzle the dish with the remaining butter and garnish with chopped parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Butter Pasta with Garlic Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 632 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 250mg 10%
Potassium 435mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 66g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 12.8%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you love simple chicken pasta dishes then why not try this Chicken Pasta with Rosemary Cream Sauce.

Chicken Pasta with Rosemary Cream Sauce. Juicy chunks of chicken stirred through pappardelle all coated in a rich rosemary cream sauce. This easy chicken pasta dish will be a firm favourite.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

This Garlic Butter Pasta is simple to make and is packed with plenty of buttery garlic flavors and served with juicy grilled chicken breasts, topped with more garlic butter. This is a family friendly dinner. From Easy Pasta Sauces.

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