How to make it

  • Pat chicken breasts dry.
  • Sprinkle heavily with lemon pepper.
  • In a large frying pan, brown chicken in olive oil.
  • Meanwhile, bring water to a boil for the pasta and add when ready.
  • Squeeze the lemon of all its juice, reserving half the rind.
  • Grate 1 tp. lemon rind, reserving the remaining rinds.
  • Once chicken is browned, cut into 1" cubes.
  • Add water, lemon juice, grated lemon peel, and lemon rinds to chicken.
  • Cover and simmer chicken mixture until chicken is tender.
  • Rinse and drain pasta.
  • Add julienned basil, 1c. parmesan, and chicken mixture (including juices) to pasta.
  • Serve with freshly ground pepper and remaining shredded parmesan, to taste.

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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    I used chicken broth instead of water...delicious recipe...thanks.
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  • borinda 3 years ago
    Lemon + basil make me swoon. I'll make this next weekend.
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    " It was excellent "
    donman ate it and said...
    Sounds like a winner! I can't wait to try it :)
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  • smithsmile 3 years ago
    looks great & is quick to make too:) Thanx for sharing
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  • grecogirl 3 years ago
    Simple, fresh,and tasty ingredients. Great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    somptingjohn ate it and said...
    lovley
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  • californiacook 4 years ago
    Fab! My kind of dish. Thanks for sharing.
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  • elgourmand 4 years ago
    It's really nice when someone keeps it simple and you just know it's going to be delicious. Thanks for the post. RJ
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  • kristopher 4 years ago
    Phenomenal post (featured on the homepage!)! I actually use a version almost identical to this. Great recipe.
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