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Easy Chicken Spaghetti with Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce

Creamy, lemon-y, and cheesy, this Easy Chicken Spaghetti hits all the right notes. Ready in under half an hour, it makes a perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner. Your family will love it!

This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com

I can’t believe it has been 2 months since the last pasta recipe on the blog. No, of course, I didn’t make such a long break in real life. You are crazy just for thinking that! Pasta is like a fuel for me. Without it, I simply can’t function.

Yes yes, I know that it’s carb-heavy but let me tell you this. If you follow a healthy diet the majority of the time, a few servings of pasta throughout the week will do absolutely nothing to your body. Proved by yours truly.

This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com

Not only pasta dishes are crazy delicious but they are also super easy and quick to throw together. Perfect for those hectic weeknights. Like this easy chicken spaghetti I made today. I got the recipe from my most favorite pasta book ever and it didn’t disappoint. In fact, this pasta turned out to be even better than I expected.

Parmesan. Lemon. Cream. Sauce. How does it sound? Yup. I agree. Freaking awesome. Creamy, lemon-y, cheesy. This easy chicken spaghetti has it all!

This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com

Oh, and it’s such a breeze to make. With only 10 minutes of prep time, this flavorful pasta will be ready in under half an hour. Your family will be happy and you won’t even break a sweat. Sounds too good to be true? I know!

This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com

I will be frank with you. At first, I thought that this recipe is too simple for the blog. However, after tasting it, all my doubts vanished. So many different flavors in one place! It’s one of those cases when simplicity truly shines. Try this easy chicken spaghetti and let me know what you think! This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com

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This Easy Chicken Spaghetti is drowned in a flavorful Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce. Ready in under 30 minutes, it makes a great weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com
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Easy Chicken Spaghetti with Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

This easy chicken pasta is ready in under half an hour. Creamy and cheesy, it's guaranteed to become your family favorite!

Servings: 6 people
Calories: 587 kcal
Author: Yummy Addiction
Ingredients
  • 1 lb (450g) spaghetti
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves , cubed
  • 1 teaspoon Provence herbs
  • pinch of salt + 1/2 teaspoon
  • pinch of ground black pepper + 1/4 teaspoon
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • zest of 1 lemon ,
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, season the chicken cubes with the Provence herbs, salt, and pepper to taste. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and cook the chicken for about 5 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

  3. Pour off excess oil if there is any. Add the chicken broth, heavy cream, lemon zest, and cayenne pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add the Parmesan cheese, parsley, and lemon juice. Return the pasta and the chicken to the skillet. Toss to coat and serve!

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Spaghetti with Parmesan Lemon Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 587 Calories from Fat 276
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.7g 47%
Cholesterol 102.7mg 34%
Sodium 134.5mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 59.6g 20%
Sugars 4.1g
Protein 18.4g 37%
Vitamin A 29%
Vitamin C 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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