Sweet Garlic Chicken With Pasta

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this in a book about 10 years ago. I don't have the recipe but here is how I make it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bowtie pasta (preferably whole wheat) according to package directions.
  2. Cook garlic, stirring very often in hot oil in large skillet over medium high heat until lightly browned (don’t over cook or it will become bitter.
  3. Add mushrooms tomatoes green onions and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add broth, simmer to reduce slightly.
  5. Add chicken, pasta and spice (if desired) Try cilantro dried if you have not tried it. Or use parsley if cilantro is not to your taste.
  6. Heat though, and garnish with cilantro or parsley if desired.
  7. (I like the fresh variety about a ¼ cup, my husband is not so fond of it, so I use either dried cilantro 1 tsp or fresh parsley.
  8. • Don’t worry about the amount of garlic. It truly does become, as the title says sweet.


Most Helpful

I made this as directed using about 3 tblsp minced garlic and found that it was sweet with a fiery aftertaste on the palette, I used a little cornflour in the sauce to thicken it slightly but I think that for me there was something missing, maybe some extra herbs or a dollop of sour cream mixed in would be nice. We still enjoyed it though so thanks for posting!

**Mandy** May 16, 2007

Well, I also added Sydney Mike's share of mushrooms to this, lol. We liked every ingredient (especially lots of red pepper flakes) but felt that it could be tweaked a bit for our tastes. The sauce was thinner than I expected, so I would cut back on the broth next time and probably add some more herbs. All in all a very nice dish. Thanks Chef at Heart for sharing.

lazyme May 03, 2007

This recipe turned out very, very well, & I'm proud to say that I included the mushrooms [which, when cooked, have never been a favorite of mine!]. However, I did cheat there a little, 'cause I held back about 1/3 of them & after slicing each of them twice, I added them in step 5 so that they'd warm up but not cook! And I definitely didn't hold back on the garlic! Definitely a winner here, & a must-do-again recipe! Thanks so much for posting!

Sydney Mike March 02, 2007

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