When you need dinner under 30 minutes, this broccoli chicken pasta with the creamiest sauce will save the day. Say hello to your family's new favorite!
Keyword Broccoli chicken pasta, Chicken pasta, Chicken pasta recipes
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Servings 4- 6
Author Alida Ryder
500g (1lb)boneless chicken thighschopped into bite size pieces
2-3cupsbroccolisliced into small florets
3/4cupParmesan cheese grated
salt and pepperto taste
500g (1lb)pasta cooked + 1 cup cooking water reserved
Heat a large pan over high heat.
Drizzle a few teaspoons of olive oil over the chicken then season with salt and pepper.
Brown the chicken in the pan for a few minutes until the chicken is opaque white and starting to turn golden brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.
Add the butter and garlic to the pan and allow to cook for 30 seconds.
Pour in the cream and add the thyme and lemon juice. Bring to a simmer then add the chicken and broccoli to the pan. Partially cover and Allow to simmer for 5-7 minutes until the chicken and broccoli are cooked.
Add the Parmesan and stir into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
Toss in the pasta and add some of the reserved cooking water if necessary. You want the pasta to be well-coated in the cream sauce. Serve immediately.