Southwest Chicken Pasta

Recipe by SkinnyMinnie
READY IN: 30mins




  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add 2 1/2 tsp of salt and penne to the boiling water. Cook according to package directions.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the remaining 1/2 tsp of salt and the oregano.
  • Cut the chicken across the short side to create strips.
  • Heat the olive oil in a wide skillet over high heat.
  • When the oil is hot, add the chicken.
  • Spread it out into a single layer.
  • Then add the sliced peppers.
  • Cook without stirring for about 5 min - you would like the chicken to brown a little bit. If it seems as if it will burn, stir it.
  • Add the salsa, stir and cook for about 5 more min or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat.
  • Stir in the sour cream.
  • Spoon cooked penne into a serving bowl or onto plates.
  • Top with the chicken mixture.
  • Sprinkle with chopped cilantro, if desired, and a little of the shredded cheese.