Monday, July 05, 2010
Chicken Penne Alfredo
2 boneless skinless chicken breast cut into cubes or slice it thinly.
1 pkt of Penne pasta
3 tablespoons butter
8 garlic cloves- chopped finely
1 pkt of Knorr basil thyme salad seasoning
1 onion - chopped finely
5-6 Mushrooms thinly sliced or use canned sliced Mushrooms
2 chicken sausages - cut into thin long slices
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon salt
1 tsp black pepper powder
4 cups milk
1 cup sour cream
In a large pan add 1 tbsp of butter, once butter is melted, lower the flame. Add 1tbsp of minced garlic, once lightly browned add the Mushroom and fry it for 1 minute.
Now add the chicken & fry it for another 4-5 minutes, add the sausages stir fry for another minute. Sprinkle the seasoning. Mix it well. Put off the flame and keep the mixture aside.
Take a pot , fill 3/4 pot with water on high flame. Once the water boils add the pasta & 2 tbsp of salt and cook till tender. Once cooked strain it and pour cold water over the pasta as it will stop cooking further and avoid sticking to each other. Keep it aside.
Take a big pan, add 2 tbsp of butter once it melts add the remaining garlic, brown it lightly, now add the minced onion till it is translucent.
In a bowl add the 1/3 cup of flour, add 4 cups of milk & whisk it so there are no lumps. Add this mixture to the browned garlic & onion & cook it further for 5 minutes on slow flame. Keep stirring. Add salt & pepper, stir till the consistency is slightly thick & creamy, Add the sour cream, mix well. Add the chicken mushroom mixture & put off the flame.
Serve the Alfredo sauce over the cooked Penne Pasta. Garnish it with crisp bacon & chives.