Chicken Scampi Pasta

Hen takes the place of shrimp on this dish impressed by the Olive Backyard basic — making it much more weeknight-friendly. Serve over angel hair pasta and you will be out and in if the kitchen in lower than 30 minutes. Molto bene! …

Stage: Easy    >Entire: 25 min   >Energetic: 25 min    >Yield: 4 to 6 servings


Kosher salt

1 pound thinly-sliced rooster cutlets, reduce into 1\/2-inch-thick strips

three tablespoons olive oil

eight tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed

6 cloves garlic, sliced

1/2 teaspoon crushed pink pepper flakes

1/2 cup dry white wine

12 ounces angel hair pasta

1 teaspoon lemon zest plus the juice of 1 large lemon

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan

1/2 cup chopped up to date Italian parsley


  1. Carry an enormous pot of salted water to a boil for the pasta. Sprinkle the rooster with some salt. Heat an enormous skillet over medium-high heat until scorching, then add the oil. Working in 2 batches, brown the rooster until golden nonetheless not cooked by, 2 to a few minutes per batch. Take away the rooster to a plate.
  2. Soften 4 tablespoons of the butter throughout the skillet. Add the garlic and pink pepper flakes and cook dinner dinner until the garlic merely begins to point out golden on the perimeters, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add the wine, convey to a simmer and cook dinner dinner until lowered by half, about 2 minutes. Take away from the heat.
  3. Within the meantime, cook dinner dinner the pasta until very al dente, reserving 1 cup of the pasta water. Add the pasta and three/4 cup pasta water to the skillet along with the rooster, lemon zest and juice and the remaining 4 tablespoons butter. Return the skillet to medium-low heat and gently stir the pasta until the butter is melted, together with the remaining 1/4 pasta water if the pasta seems too dry. Take away the skillet from the heat, sprinkle with the grated cheese and parsley and toss sooner than serving.

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