Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Pasta

If you want a delicious creamy pasta dish that is extremely quick and easy to make, then this recipe is perfect for you. The best part is you will only need 10 ingredients for this creamy chicken and mushroom pasta recipe. This pasta dish is perfect for those busy weeknight dinners when you need a filling meal to cap off an exhausting day.


This recipe takes about 20 minutes to make. Serves 3 to 4.

• 1 tbs olive oil
• 400 grams of diced chicken breast
• ½ chopped onion
• 1 clove minced garlic
• 100 grams of sliced mushrooms
• 200 milliliters light cooking cream
• 50 grams of grated parmesan cheese
• ½ tsp pepper
• 2 chicken stock cubes
• 500 grams of pasta, cooked according to packet instructions


Heat olive oil in frying pan over high heat.
Add diced chicken and brown for 2 to 3 minutes.
Push the chicken pieces to the side of the pan.
Put onion, garlic, and sliced mushrooms on the empty space of the pan.
Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes, then mix the browned chicken pieces together with the rest of the ingredients in the pan.
Turn the heat down to low.
After 1 to 2 minutes, pour the cream into the pan.
Add parmesan cheese, pepper, and crumbled chicken stock cubes.
Stir well and cook for 5 to 6 minutes over low heat.
Turn the heat off and add the cooked pasta.
Mix well to coat the pasta with the sauce.
Transfer to a serving dish and top with more grated parmesan cheese and some chopped chives.

Ideas And Tips:

For the pasta, you can use fusilli, spaghetti, penne, linguini or farfalle. You can even use whole wheat or gluten-free pasta.

Aside from chicken, you can use diced turkey, minced beef, shrimps, crabmeat, ham or sausage.

If you want a vegetarian version, you can use sliced mushrooms, carrots, broccoli, baby corn, peas, and bell peppers. Replace the chicken stock cubes with vegetable stock cubes.

You can also make this a one-pot dish. Replace chicken stock cubes with 2 cups of chicken broth. Add the uncooked pasta and continue cooking over low heat for 8 to10 minutes while stirring constantly.

Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Pasta
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