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Lemon Basil Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Andrea Krysiak

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can Evaporated Skimmed Milk
1/8 tsp Salt
1/4 c Vodka (gin or vermouth can be substituted)
3 (1/2 inch) Lemon peel strips (the yellow part only)
1/2 Red Pepper (can sub this with a whole jalepeno pepper that has been seeded)
1 lb Fresh Fettuccine or Linguine
1/3 to 1/2 c Basil, minced
1 Tbsp Grated Parmesan Cheese
8 oz Cooked Chicken Breast, cut up

Directions:
Directions:
Place milk, salt, vodka, and lemon peel is a heavy bottomed skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently until volume is reduced by a third. Meanwhile, heat water in large pot to cook pasta. When it boils, blanch the red peppers for 1-2 minutes, remove, and mince. Cook and drain pasta.
Remove lemon peel from sauce; add peppers, basil, Parmesan cheese, chicken and pasta. Adjust seasoning as desired. Serve with extra cheese and fresh basil leaves.

 

 

 

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