How to make Penne and Chicken in Avocado Sauce -

Penne and boneless chicken cubes cooked in avocado sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat penne pasta (गेहूँ का पेने पास्ता ), Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Penne and Chicken in Avocado Sauce

Penne and Chicken in Avocado Sauce Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Penne and Chicken in Avocado Sauce Recipe

  • Whole wheat penne pasta boiled 2 cups

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes 2

  • Ripe avocado 1

  • Lemon 1

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 4-5

  • Medium onion chopped 1/2

  • Pickled jalapenos roughly chopped 5-6

  • Medium tomato blanched and chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Fresh parsley 7-8 sprigs


Step 1

Halve avocado, squeeze juice of ½ lemon over both the halves and set aside. Do not remove the seed.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick wok. Crush garlic cloves and add. Add onion, mix well and sauté till translucent.

Step 3

Add chicken cubes and mix well. Add 2-3 tbsps water, mix and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Step 4

Meanwhile to make avocado sauce, remove the avocado seed, scoop out the flesh and put into a mixer jar. Squeeze the juice of remaining ½ lemon, pickled jalapenos and tomato and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 5

Add penne pasta and salt to the pan. Add fresh cream and mix well and cook till the chicken is fully done.

Step 6

Roughly chop fresh parsley sprigs.

Step 7

Transfer penne pasta-chicken into a bowl. Add avocado sauce and parsley, reserving some for garnish, and mix well.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with reserved parsley.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.