How To Make Spicy Chicken Rigatoni
This chicken rigatoni recipe is a spicy and sumptuous dish that uses tender cuts of chicken & sautees it with pasta, peppers, herbs, & creamy tomato sauce.
- 16ozrigatoni pasta
- 1bottleClassico Riserva Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
- ½cupheavy cream
- 1½lbschicken breast,cut into 1 inch pieces, boneless and skinless
- 1cuponion,thinly sliced
- 1cupred bell pepper,thinly sliced
- 6hot cherry pepper,(amount depends on heat preference), sliced
- Salt and pepper,to taste
- 2tbspolive oil
- parmesan cheese,freshly grated, for serving, optional
In a large pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and bell pepper and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables have browned and softened. Stir in the cherry peppers and remove the mixture from the pan.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Place the rigatoni in the water and cook according to package directions.
Wipe the pan out with a paper towel and heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat. Add the chicken and season generously with salt and pepper.
Cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 to 8 minutes until chicken is browned and cooked through.
Add the pepper mixture back to the pan with the chicken. Pour the pasta sauce over the chicken mixture and stir to coat. Bring the sauce mixture to a simmer; add the heavy cream and stir until incorporated into the sauce mixture. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Pour the chicken and sauce mixture over the pasta and toss to coat. Sprinkle the parsley over the top and serve with parmesan cheese if desired.
- Calories: 689.62kcal
- Fat: 25.89g
- Saturated Fat: 8.72g
- Trans Fat: 0.13g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 10.42g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.25g
- Carbohydrates: 75.85g
- Fiber: 7.56g
- Sugar: 14.23g
- Protein: 37.32g
- Cholesterol: 102.54mg
- Sodium: 1099.94mg
- Calcium: 99.05mg
- Potassium: 1099.45mg
- Iron: 4.43mg
- Vitamin A: 287.24µg
- Vitamin C: 94.31mg
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