Recipe by HEP MEP
Thsi is from the "Desperation Dinners" cookbook. Don't ask me why the name - possibly because of the bowties? Well, in that case, it shold be called "Men's Formal Wear Accessory Chicken." Anyway, it's easy to put together and the sauce is very tasty.
Top Review by cajunhippiegirl
We really enjoyed this quick and easy meal. Served with some sliced summer tomatoes and cucumbers on the side and it was a complete meal. Thanks for posting. Made in honor of MEP for her cookathong. RIP
- 6 cups bow tie pasta
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 small onion (for 1/2 cup chopped)
- 2 cups frozen chopped broccoli
- 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream (regular or reduced fat)
- 1 cup half-and-half
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
Directions See How It's Made
- Add bowties to a pot of boiling water and cook until tender - about ten minutes - and drain.
- Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet.
- Add the chopped onion and cook till the onion is soft, about 3 minutes.
- Slice the chicken into 1/2 inch strips.
- Raise the heat to medium high and add chicken to onions,and cook until the chicken is no longer pink, stirring often.
- Meanwhile, place the broccoli in a microwave-safe dish and microwave 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes,covered, on high until it is just warm.
- Remove the chicken from the skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low.
- Stir the sour cream and half-and-half into the chicken juices to blend well, then add the mustard, Worcestershire,and garlic powder. Stir well and continue to cook until the sauce is slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Do not boil.
- Return the chicken to the skillet and add the broccoli, then raise the heat to medium-high and bring the sauce almost to a boil.Reduce the heat to low and simmer to blend the flavors, 1 to 2 minutes.Do not boil.
- Place a serving of bowties on a plate. Top with the chicken mixture and enjoy.