Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta

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If you’re fond of chicken recipes and have a penchant for pasta recipes, why not put the two together for an extra-special Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta recipe? Not only will you get the best of two heavenly worlds in one simple dish, you will also get twice the flavour, quantity, and nutrition. Oh yes, and it’s a quick and easy dinner solution, as well. So, just in case you were pondering what to cook for dinner tonight, or for that next family gathering, here’s the perfect family-pleaser that only requires a few fresh ingredients to make.

Chicken and pasta can truly go hand in hand when they are both cooked properly and topped with a creamy sauce that marries their flavours together, as this recipe succeeds in doing a thousandfold. They can taste even better if the chicken has a rich, crispy texture that fully complements the luscious softness of the pasta noodles. If you’re wondering about the nutritional value of chicken and pasta, then first consider the chicken. Remember, when you are cooking with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, you are cutting down on the cholesterol content, as well. This type of chicken breast is also high in potassium and protein, and they do contain iron and calcium. This chicken pasta recipe calls for angel hair pasta, which is high in thiamin, protein, iron, and dietary fiber. If you choose to use a different kind of pasta, like spaghetti, for example, it’s high in selenium, iron, and protein, and also contains calcium. Pasta and chicken breasts are just two of the main ingredients of this dinner recipe. When you add other ingredients like garlic and lemon juice, the nutritional value goes up even higher. For example, just one clove of garlic is very high in manganese, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, and it’s also high in calcium, selenium, and phosphorus. The juice from one lemon is very high in vitamin B6, vitamin C, and thiamin; it’s also high in potassium and riboflavin.

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Ingredients: Pasta, chicken breasts, salt, pepper, garlic salt, flour, butter, garlic cloves, whipping cream lemon juice and zest, Parmesan cheese.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.

* Per Serving:Calories 717, Calories from Fat 361, Total Fat 40.1g 62%, Saturated Fat 21.7g 108%, Cholesterol 237mg 79%, Sodium 723mg 30%

Potassium 445mg 13%, Carbohydrates 40.4g 13%, Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%, Sugars 0.5g, Protein 48.2g, Vitamin A 23%, Vitamin C 12%, Calcium 25%, Iron 21%

This ultra-yummy recipe for Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta comes from the “Kevin and Amanda” lifestyle blog where you can find the long list of fully-satisfying recipes for every meal, course, occasion, and holiday. Need a great breakfast recipe, lunch recipe, or supper recipe? You can find those here, for sure. What about the best appetizer, dessert, and snack ideas? Those are here as well. And, if you need quick and easy recipes for a healthy family dinner, this is definitely a recipe blog you’ll want to check out. Based in Alabama, Kevin and Amanda are a husband-and-wife team who’ve been blogging together for more than a decade. They not only blog about their recommended meal ideas, but also their fashion and beauty favourites, travel experiences, travel advice, and they also give blog creation support. If you’re interested in learning photography, photo editing, and blog design, they offer excellent informative tutorials on these topics as well. When it comes to offering some of the best recipes on the web, however, Kevin and Amanda really have an amazing selection to choose from.*

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