Good chicken pasta recipes are hard to find, it can be a difficult marriage.
This hits the spot though.
The creaminess helps bring the textures together in an unctuous spicy sauce that perfectly plays up spaghetti’s sexiness.
Am I talking utter wotname? Probably, it’s just bloody nice.
Fry the onion, chilli and garlic in a good big glug of olive oil until translucent.
Add the chicken, mixed herbs and baby tomatoes and gently cook until the chicken is done, it only takes about 8-10 minutes.
Add the cream cheese and sea salt to taste, stir and cook for another five minutes to heat through. You might want to add a splash of water to loosen it a little bit so do check the seasoning if you do that and perhaps add some tomato purée to enrich it.
Stir the sauce through the cooked spaghetti (not gonna tell you how to cook spaghetti – c’mon guys!), sprinkle with chopped parsley if using, and serve with a green salad and maybe some black pepper and a small grating of parmesan cheese.
Chicken is one of the best sources of vitamin B3, otherwise known as niacin. Niacin is vitally important for energy production, changing protein, fat and carbohydrate into usable energy. In particular niacin helps convert starches, stored in the liver and muscles, into energy. It also plays an antioxidant role, helping to stop damaging free radicals from doing their nasty cell-destroying deeds.
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