How to make Lemony Chicken Pasta -

- Lemon juice adds just the right tang to this delightful pasta and chicken dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Penne pasta, Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas


Lemony Chicken Pasta

Lemony Chicken Pasta Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemony Chicken Pasta Recipe

  • Penne pasta cooked 2 cups

  • Boneless chicken cooked and cut into strips 1 cup

  • Olive oil 2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Red chillies crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic cloves chopped 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Parsley sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add chopped garlic and sauté.

Step 2

Add crushed red chillies & mix. Add chicken and sauté on a high heat for 1 -2 minutes.

Step 3

Add salt & pasta and toss well.

Step 4

Reduce the flame and add fresh cream and some salt if needed. Mix and cook for two minutes.

Step 5

Turn off heat. Add lemon juice and parmesan cheese and mix.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl. Garnish with chilli flakes and a sprig of parsley.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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