Saturday, 1 April 2017
CREAMY CHILLI CHICKEN PENNE
1 kilo chicken breast fillets, diced
1 onion, sliced
1 red capsicum, sliced
1 green capsicum, sliced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons hot chilli powder, or to taste
3 teaspoons cumin powder
750 mls thickened cream
1 pkt "mainland"cheddar chilli cheese, grated
salt and pepper to taste
300 grams penne pasta.
cook the pasta according to directions on packet. drain and put aside.
in a large deep frypan, in a little oil, saute chicken till cooked through but not brown. drain and put aside.
using the same pan, saute the onion, capsicum, onion and garlic until capsicum is tender.
add the chicken back to the pan along with the chilli and cumin. stir to coat chicken.
add the cream and the cheese. stir until cheese is melted.
add in the pasta and stir till combined.
simmer until pasta is heated through.