How to make it

  • Marinade the chicken with 1/4 c. lime juice, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper for 1-2 hours, turning the chicken several times.
  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Cook pasta according to directions.
  • Sauté chicken with 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat, turning occasionally, until chicken is done and lightly browned-about 20 minutes.
  • Place zucchini on a cookie sheet and use a pastry brush to coast zucchini with 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • Place zucchini on middle rack in the oven.
  • Turn zucchini every 5 minutes until done about 15-20 minutes (should be nicely browned).
  • In a medium sauce pan melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Add cilantro and garlic and simmer 1 minute.
  • Stir in wine, broth, and remaining lime juice.
  • Process mixture in a blender until smooth.
  • Return mixture to saucepan, and stir in cream and green onions.
  • Heat until mixture boils, remove from heat.
  • Once pasta is done and drained, add tomatoes, cheese, and about 2 tbsp olive oil and toss to coat.
  • To plate:
  • Place 4 pieces of zucchini in a row.
  • Place chicken on top of zucchini and top with cilantro cream sauce.
  • Pasta on the side.

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  • lilliancooks 9 years ago
    This sounds great! I love the fact that the chicken is marinated in the lime juice with the spices! No wonder Allrecipes published this!!! Now you have to get a great pic!
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  • lafluers 9 years ago
    This sounds sooo wonderful!
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    " It was excellent "
    pkllady ate it and said...
    Beautiful twist on Chef for a Day #2!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    Sounds amazing. Love cilantro and this sounds like a great recipe. You have my 5.
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  • keni 9 years ago
    Sounds great, sunny! :) I bet this was a great presentation!
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