Spicy Thai Chicken Linguine

READY IN: 35mins
Ck2plz
Recipe by Jostlori

Cilantro, giner and lime - how could you go wrong with this? This recipe is an Asian-inspired twist on Pesto Genovese. Yum! This would go great with a nice Gewurztraminer...

Top Review by Ck2plz

I loved this dish! I will increase the cilantro just a tad next time. I loved using the broiler to cook the chicken. The seasoning tasted so good on the crispy edges of the chicken. I used pickled jalapenoes instead a fresh one. I wanted to used ground ginger but told myself that fresh ginger would be better; use fresh ginger! Overall this was great! Made for ZWT9 for the Gourmet Goddesses July 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine the cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic, ginger, salt oil, and lime juice. Process to a smooth puree.
  2. Transfer 1/4 cup of the puree to a shallow bowl, add hte chicken and toss.
  3. Broil the chicken about 4 inches from heat, turning once, until just done. About 8 minutes.
  4. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes. Cut into 1/4 in slices across the grain.
  5. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the linguine until just done, about 12 minutes. Drain.
  6. Toss the pasta with the chicken and remaining cilantro puree. Serve.

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