I absolutely adore this creamy garlic Parmesan pasta with chicken recipe! Nothing is better than easy flavorful one pan chicken recipes. If you are looking for something simple and absolutely mouthwatering that your family will adore, then this rigatoni pasta is the dish for you.
Pasta and chicken recipes are amazing especially this one that uses rigatoni, Parmesan, cream, butter, chicken, and all the seasonings. Rigatoni pasta is such a fun and easy noodle to cook with. It’s the spiral one that is short. However you can use any type of pasta you prefer.
What ingredients do you need for one pan chicken recipes like pasta with chicken?
1 lbs boneless skinless chicken tenders, diced in 1-inch pieces
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup freshly shredded Parmesan
1 tbsp garlic paste
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes more or less depending on heat tolerance
2 cups rigatoni pasta
2 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup heavy cream
How do you make this rigatoni pasta recipe?
Slice your chicken into 1 inch slices and splash with lemon juice and seasoning with the garlic salt.
Heat the butter in a large non stick skillet on medium high heat, and sauté the onions for a minute then add the garlic paste and sauté another minute.
Add in the chicken slices, reduce the heat to medium-low, place the lid on the skillet, and cook for 5 minutes.
Stir the chicken around, add in the Parmesan, paprika, onion powder, black pepper, and dried parsley, and stir again.
Then slowly pour in the heavy cream and bring it to a simmer for 2 minutes.
Transfer the chicken mixture (everything in the skillet) into a large (heat safe) bowl and set aside.
Combine the chicken broth and pasta noodles into the same skillet and place the lid back on.
Cook the noodles for about 6 minutes on medium heat.
Transfer the chicken mixture back into the skillet with the pasta noodles and stir.
Simmer the one pan chicken recipe together for about 2 minutes then turn off the heat and allow it to rest for 10 minutes to thicken.
Garnish the rigatoni pasta with chicken recipe with a bit more Parmesan, dried parsley, and red chili flakes.