Spicy Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Skillet Recipe

Spicy Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Skillet Recipe

This spicy sauce, which makes good use of leftover chicken or turkey, is also great on true pastas, as well as spaghetti squash. For a vegetarian version, simply eliminate the meat. If you want a substitute, use extra firm tofu.

How To Make Spicy Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Skillet

A delicious recipe for spicy chicken that's perfect to heighten your appetite then ultimately mellowed down with the incredible flavor of spaghetti squash. Eveything just works together, especially the blend of Italian spices.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 small spaghetti squash, cooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 12 oz chicken , or turkey meat
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • ¼ cup dry red wine
  • 2 tsp capers
  • 2 ½ tsp fresh oregano, (1 tsp. dried)
  • 1 tsp red pepper, crushed
  • 3 tbsp Italian parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat, sauté onion, garlic and green onions for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken or turkey and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Stir in tomatoes and wine and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Pour sauce over heated spaghetti squash and serve.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 13g
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  • Calcium: 185mg
  • Calories: 402kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 934mg
  • Protein: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 338mg
  • Vitamin A: 1754IU
  • Vitamin C: 37mg
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