Chicken, Ziti, and Broccoli Recipe


Chicken, Ziti, and Broccoli Recipe


Chicken, Ziti, and Broccoli Recipe
, a Northern Italian Tradition
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Chicken, Ziti, and Broccoli Recipe from Paggi Pazzo

Chicken, Ziti, and Broccoli Recipe
Published: September 11, 2011

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Total time: 40 min
Yield: 6 servings
Calories per serving: 442
Fat per serving: 12.8g

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) chicken breast fillets
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 pound ziti (Barilla)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen broccoli
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Reggiano Parmigiano

Cooking Directions

  1. Chop garlic finely and cut broccoli into chunks, florets and stems
  2. Clean chicken, trim fat, season with salt and pepper, then cut into chunks
  3. Heat large pan medium-to-high with olive oil
  4. Add chicken to pan and cook until edges begin to turn white
  5. Add garlic, salt and pepper
  6. Boil pasta water and when ready, add ziti. At same time add broccoli to chicken and garlic pan
  7. Cook ziti for 8 minutes, just under al dente
  8. When ziti is cooked, add 1/3 ladel cup of pasta water to pan with chicken, garlic, broccoli then drain ziti and add to pan
  9. Saute, stir for several minutes, then cover pan for 5-7 minutes
  10. Remove pan from stove and add grated Reggiano Parmigiano
  11. Ready to serve

Let it Rip!

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