- Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cook: 20 minutes
- Ready in: 30 minutes
If you never try this recipe below, make sure you follow the instructions from the beginning until the end. Then, serve some for your family or friends.
How to make Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta
Now, you can make four portions of Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta easily at home by following the complete recipe below.
- A whole package of whole grain spaghetti
- 90 ml of light olive oil
- 3 to 4 chicken breasts with no bones and skins that have been cut into several small cubes (1/2 inch)
- A tablespoon of lemon pepper as the seasoning
- four cloves of minced garlic
- 600 gr of broccoli florets. Here, you may choose the small florets
- A tablespoon of lemon juice
- two teaspoons of lemon zested or grated
- To garnish, you may prepare the parmesan cheese
1The first thing to start the Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta recipe is by cooking the pasta. Here, you may use the whole package of the pasta or merely half of it based on your need. To cook the pasta, follow the instructions written in the package.
2After the pasta is done, you may remove it from the heat and don’t forget to drain the pasta. Next, you can add around 30 gr of 2 tablespoons of olive oil into the pasta and stir these ingredients evenly to make sure that the oil is finely coated the pasta and no pasta becomes stuck each other.
3To continue, you may prepare a large pan, or you may use a skillet. After that, you can heat it up over medium-high heat with 30 gr of olive oil in it. Next, add the chicken breasts in it and cook them for around 5 to 7 minutes until the colors turn opaque and almost cooked.
4After that, increase the heat to high heat and put the garlic into the chicken. Saute them for around 3 to 4 minutes until the chicken becomes lightly brown. When it is done, you can turn the heat off and remove the chicken from the pan.
5Still using the same pan, you can add a little bit of olive oil in it and cook the broccoli florets for around 3 to 4 minutes until the brocolli turn crisp enough. Then, turn the heat off and stir with other ingredients like lemon juice and lemon zest. Also, include the cooked chicken along with the pasta into the mixture.
After you have combined the ingredients completely, you may transfer the Lightened Up Lemon Broccoli Chicken Pasta into several serving dishes and don’t forget to add the grated parmesan cheese on top of it as the garnish. Enjoy this as a perfect dinner with the beloved ones while it is still warm.