Poulet au basilic et vermicelles

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Like the title?  Ok it is simple Basil Chicken over Angel Hair pasta. This was a nice dinner on a recent chilly day.  I added some spice for a bit of a kick and I am glad I did. The flavors were wonderful and the entire family loved it. I served with a bit of fresh baked bread piping hot.

This is a light sauce, so don’t expect the pasta to be dripping in sauce. This is a compliment to be added to a bit of pasta; pasta being the easiest partner to this chicken sauce. You could actually make large crostini and use them as a vehicle for the chicken and sauce as well. MMM Yummy.

The grated Parmesan cheese is an essential finishing touch. Make sure to get fresh if you can it really lends a wonderful flavor and depth to the meal.

You will need the following

1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 chopped onions

3 clove garlic, chopped (I love garlic and used more)

4 large tomatoes chopped

2 cups boneless chicken breast halves, cubed and cooked

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Pepper

Chili powder

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook angel hair pasta until it is al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.

Cut your chicken into bite size pieces, heat olive oil in a skillet and add the chicken chili powder and pepper to taste. Cook the chicken through and set aside.

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In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté the onions, jalapeno and garlic.

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Stir in the tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and hot pepper sauce.

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Reduce heat to medium, and cover skillet. Simmer stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and tomatoes are soft. Remove cover and continue to simmer until the sauce cooks down some.

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Serve sauce over angel hair pasta. Top with Parmesan cheese.

I hope you enjoyed this recipe! If you should want to get in touch with me please feel free to email me at LauralovingLife@Hotmail.com

Bon Appétit

LauraLovingLife

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