Monday Night Lemon Chicken Pasta

Monday, May 9th, 2005

Ingredients

* 3 chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
* 2 tablespoons butter
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 can chicken broth
* 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
* pepper to taste
* 1 bunch fresh basil or dried basil to taste
* 2 teaspoons corn starch
* 1 package linguine

Directions

Cook the pasta according to directions.

Heat butter in a large saute pan on medium high heat. Add chicken and saute until done. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, lemon juice, pepper and basil (if using dried basil). Reduce sauce slightly (2 minutes), then add cornstarch and stir well. If using fresh basil, add now. Continue to reduce for another few minutes. Sauce should be fairly liquid and light flavored. Serve over pasta and serve with fresh salad or vegetables.

One Response to “Monday Night Lemon Chicken Pasta”

  1. Thad Says:

    Very good. Easy to make with ingredients I ususally have on hand. Next time I’m going to try to cook the chicken breasts whole and them remove them. Cut them up and add them halfway during the sauce. Butter is good, but olive oil is better for your heart.

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