Easy Chicken Pasta with Asparagus

Easy Chicken Pasta with Asparagus


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When you have fresh asparagus this easy chicken pasta is a snap to make and great as a light lunch or dinner.

Cathie Victoria, Australia

Serves: 4 

  • 500g asparagus, cut into 5cm pieces
  • 300g fettuccine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 350g chicken breast fillets, diced
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup light cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Blanch the asparagus for 3 minutes in boiling water. Remove with a slotted spoon and rinse with cold water.
  2. Add pasta to the same water and cook until al dente.
  3. In a frying pan, melt the butter over low heat. Add onion and cook five minutes or until softened. Add chicken and cook another minute. Increase heat. Add stock, cream, salt and pepper and tarragon. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Add asparagus and heat through.
  4. Serve over pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan.

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