Pasta, Chicken With Spice

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Serve this with fresh italian bread and a garden salad. A perfect meal for any day of the week.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Lightly coat a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the chicken and cook 5 to 6 minutes.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Add the remaining oil to the saucepan.
  8. Add the mushrooms and red pepper, cook 3 to 5 minutes, until soft.
  9. Set aside with the chicken.
  10. Add the butter and flour to the saucepan and stir, until blond and pasty.
  11. Whisk in the broth and cumin until smooth.
  12. Add the cream, sherry, nutmeg and salt and pepper.
  13. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until the sauce is thick.
  14. Add the chicken, mushrooms and cooked penne and stir well.
  15. Pour the mixture into the pan.
  16. Top with the parmesan and broil until the cheese is brown.


Most Helpful

This was very nice and we enjoyed it, but I felt there was something missing. Don't know or that could be onion, garlic, lemon or something else. Used more cheese for the topping then the recipe asked for.

Pets'R'us February 20, 2003

This was a very tasty dish that I will make again. I didn't have the "real thing" & didn't want to buy it so I used "cooking sherry". Next time I'll probably use half & half instead of evaporated milk.

CountryLady February 19, 2003

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