Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Week 67 Day 2

Milano chicken
Serves 4 : Very easy : Very quick
240gm pasta twirls

1 tsp crushed garlic
300gm button mushrooms, sliced
600gm skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite-size pieces
1 cup fat free milk
1 cup chicken stock
1 Tblsp cornflour
±8 sweet & sour Golddew peppadews, sliced
250gm cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup frozen peas
2 Tblsp grated parmesan

Cook the pasta according to the directions on the pack.

Spray a large saucepan with non-stick cooking spray.
Dry-fry the mushrooms and garlic for 5 minutes.
Add the chicken and stir-fry until it is sealed (about 5 minutes).
Pour in the milk and add the peppadews, tomatoes and peas.

Simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the cornflour, mixed to a paste with a little of the water.
Stir and allow the sauce to thicken, adding chicken stock as necessary.

Stir through the parmesan and a good grind of black pepper.
Fold in the pasta.

Serve with a fresh green salad if desired.

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