Crispy Chicken & Shells Pasta
This delectable dish combines the crunchy goodness of fried chicken with the comforting taste of shells pasta, all generously coated in a flavorful sauce. The crispy exterior of the chicken perfectly complements the creamy pasta, while the tangy sauce adds a delightful zing to every bite. Not only is this meal incredibly satisfying, but it also offers a balance of protein, carbohydrates, and essential nutrients. While the fried chicken provides a good amount of protein, the pasta offers energy-rich carbohydrates, and the sauce adds a burst of flavor. Additionally, the ingredients can be modified to include vegetables or incorporate healthier cooking techniques, making it a versatile and beneficial dish for different dietary preferences.
- Chicken breast 1
- Shells pasta 2 cups
- Toast bread 1
- Heavy cream 1 cups
- Vegetable oil 4 tablespoons
- Honey 1 tablespoons
- Garlic powder 1 tablespoons
- Salt and pepper to taste!
- Cook the Jahan shells pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper.
- Coat the chicken breast with breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere.
- Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan or skillet over medium-high heat.
- Fry the coated chicken thighs in batches until golden brown and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side. Place the cooked chicken on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
- In a small saucepan, combine cream, honey, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir well and simmer over low heat for 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
- Toss the cooked shells pasta with the prepared sauce until evenly coated.
- Serve the crispy fried chicken alongside the saucy shells pasta.
- Enjoy this delicious and satisfying meal with your family or friends!
Note: Feel free to customize this recipe by adding steamed vegetables or incorporating other seasonings or sauces according to your preference.