Spicy Parmesan Chicken Pasta
Pasta coated in parmesan cheese and spicy chicken. Satisfying and delicious!
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced in 1-inch pieces
  • ⅓ cup + 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • ½ cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ Tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (more or less depending on heat tolerance)
  • 8 ounces Penne pasta
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  1. In a medium bowl, combine ⅓ cup olive oil, ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce and red pepper flakes. Add the diced chicken to the marinade and stir to coat chicken. Cover bowl with saran wrap and chill in fridge. Let marinate at least 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. Toss cooked pasta with 1 teaspoon olive oil and remaining Parmesan cheese.
  3. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the chicken and marinade mixture. Cook and stir chicken for 10-12 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in the pasta and gently toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve immediately with sliced green onion and extra Parmesan cheese.
Recipe by Life In The Lofthouse at https://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/spicy-parmesan-chicken-pasta/