Tuscan Garlic Chicken Pasta

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 4 quarts water to a boil in a large pot.
  • Meanwhile, combine garlic, pepper flakes and oil in bowl and microwave until garlic is golden and fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer 1 tablespoon garlic oil mixture to large skillet and heat over medium-high heat until just smoking.
  • Add chicken and cook until well browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  • Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil.
  • Let rest 5 minutes and then slice thin and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon salt and pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water.
  • Drain pasta and return to pot.
  • Stir in sliced chicken, arugula or spinach, basil, lemon juice, Parmesan and remaining garlic mixture, adding reserved pasta water as needed.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with sprinkling of grated Parmesan.
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