Easy Lemon Pasta with Chicken
- 1 pound dried penne
- 2 chicken cutlets, cut into fingers
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 3 cloves garlic, sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
- 2 lemons, juiced
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, until al dente. Drain well.
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a large grill pan over medium high and add chicken. Grill until golden and completely cooked. Remove to a plate and slice.
Add the garlic and red pepper flakes to a saute pan with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and saute until fragrant. Add the cooked pasta and turn heat off. Mix all together.
Remove pasta to a large bowl. Add chicken to the warm pasta and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle in chopped parsley. Add the juice of 2 lemons and mix. Before serving top with Parmesan.
If you try it, let me know how it turns out! Enjoy!!