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Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce

September 29th, 2012 in Chicken, Main Dishes by
Total cooking time: 40min
Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce

Creamy chicken and mushroom sauce with feta cheese and parsley will work for any kind of pasta.

Don’t forget that different kinds of pasta require different time for cooking: check instructions on pasta package and adjust steps accordingly so both sauce and pasta are ready approximately in the same time.

By the way, white champignons can substitute for brown cremini mushrooms in this recipe.

Ingredients:


How to prepare, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients: either cremini or white champignons will work for this recipe, cremini have more distinctive taste; if you can’t find button mushrooms, use big ones, just slice them in quarters:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 1
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 1
  2. Put a cooking pot with water for pasta to a burner (you wil use it to cook pasta a bit later). Warm up deep frying pan with a tablespoon of oil over moderate heat; peel onion, slice it in quarter circles and fry them until colored, stir occasionally:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 2
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 2
  3. Rinse chicken breasts, pat them dry with paper towel, dice and fry with onions until colored from each side:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3a
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3a
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3b
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3b
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3b
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 3b



  4. When water in the pot starts boiling, salt it to taste, add 1-2 tablespoons of oil and put pasta in:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 4
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 4
  5. Clean mushrooms, slice bigger ones in halves or quarters and add to the frying pan, fry for 5-8 mins, stir occasionally:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 5
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 5
  6. Add heavy whipping cream, bring to boil and reduce heat to light simmering, cook for 5-8 mins:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 6
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 6
  7. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 7
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 7
  8. Mash feta cheese with a fork or grate it on big slots of grater, add to the sauce:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 8
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 8
  9. And chopped green parsley:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 9
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 9
  10. Stir everything and cook for 2-3 mins together, then remove from the burner:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 10
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 10
  11. By this time pasta should be cooked already, drain it in colander:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 11
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 11
  12. Serve prepared sauce over a bed of cooked pasta:
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 12
    Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom Sauce Recipe: Step 12
Enjoy!

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