Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

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Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

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Ingredients

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454 grams (small box) Penne Pasta
2 tbsp Butter
1 Onion
3 cloves Garlic
1 large Chicken Breast
10 medium to large Scallops
1 Yellow Pepper
1 cup Heavy Cream
3/4 cup Fresh Parmesan cheese
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 large Lemon
1 tbsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tbsp Parsely
Features:
  • One Pot/Pan
Cuisine:

"Skip the takeout and make this Creamy Chicken and Scallop Parmesan Pasta yourself. This pasta bathes in a rich creamy white sauce and goes well with fresh lemons.

  • 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

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This Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta is served in a creamy white sauce and is super simple to make and is sure to impress.  I like to use penne pasta for this dish, however you could use fettuccine too. Drizzle with fresh lemon juice and enjoy a fresh bowl of pasta tonight!

Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

You will want to start by chopping your onion and then mincing your garlic, saute it in a pan and then placing on the side. Next saute the chicken pieces, and scallops separately in a little butter then set aside.

before placing everything back in the saucepan to merge together with some heavy cream, chopped yellow pepper, parsley, salt and pepper and fresh parmesan cheese.

Right before serving squeeze some lemon over top and serve hot directly from the pan.

Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

Once you try this simple recipe, you will be hooked, just be careful to not overcook the scallops or it they will become rubbery. Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

You are going to want to cook it on medium low for a 3 minutes on each side, then remove it immediately from the heat and set aside before tossing back for the last minute with everything else before serving!

Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

 Serve in a bowl or on a large plate, this dish is saucy!

 Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

 

Note: You can also add spinach if you desire.


 

 

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Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Scallop Pasta

Steps

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To make the Creamy Chicken and Scallop Parmesan Pasta:

Start by cooking your pasta, for this dish I choose penne noodles.
Rinse and drain pasta, set aside.

2
Done

In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp of butter over over medium – low heat. Add onions and saute for two minutes, then add minced garlic and saute till fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside. 

3
Done

In the same pan, add 1 tsp of butter and saute the diced chicken breast till cooked. Remove and set aside.
In the same pan, add 1 tsp of butter and saute the scallops on each side approx 3 mins each till cooked. Remove and set aside.

4
Done

In the same pan, add the cooked penne, cooked onion, garlic, heavy cream, fresh parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic powder and simmer on low heat for 3 minutes.

5
Done

Add back in the cooked chicken and scallops, turn off the heat and squeeze the juice of from one lemon over top everything. Serve immediately with a fresh lemon wedge.
Enjoy!

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