1/2 preserved lemons, rinsed, pulp removed, and rind thinly sliced or 1 teaspoon
grated fresh lemon zest
grated fresh parmesan cheese
( for shaving)
Cook penne according to package directions. Add broccoli rabe to pasta during the last 2 minutes of cooking. When penne is al dente and broccoli rabe is tender but still bright green, drain, reserving 1/3 cup pasta water; set aside.
While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garkic and crushed red pepper, and cook 1 1/2-2 minutes or until fragrant but not browned. Add the chicken and reserved pasta water, and cook 1 minute or until heated through. Add preserved lemon rind (or lemon zest) and salt; remove from heat.
Toss chicken mixture with cooked pasta and broccoli rabe and grated fresh Parmesan; divide evenly among 4 bowls. Use a wide peeler to shave 12 (2-inch-long) strips of Parmesan. Place 3 shaving over each portion; serve immediately.
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Penne With Chicken and Preserved Lemon (cont.)