This spicy chicken chipotle pasta is made with tons of veggies and a creamy chipotle cheese sauce for an easy weeknight dinner that's decadent and completely irresistible.
Prep Time20 minutesmins
Cook Time30 minutesmins
Total Time50 minutesmins
Keyword: spicy chicken chipotle pasta
Author: Kasey Schwartz
1 Large pot
1 large skillet
1red bell pepper, sliced
1orange bell pepper, sliced
1poundchicken breast, cut into cubes
1/4teaspoonground black pepper
2TablespoonsTabasco chipotle sauce
1 1/2cupsgrated parmesan cheese
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook your pasta one minute less than the package directions. You want it to be a little firm. Drain the pasta and set aside.
1 pound penne pasta
Add the butter to a large skillet and melt over medium-high heat.
4 Tablespoons butter
Add the sliced peppers, chopped asparagus, and onions to the skillet and cook for about 8 minutes to soften the veggies. Be sure to stir the mix occasionally so the veggies cook evenly.
1 red bell pepper, sliced, 1 orange bell pepper, sliced, 1 pound asparagus, chopped, 1/2 cup chopped onion
Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for another minute.
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
Remove the veggies from the skillet and set aside.
Add the chopped chicken to the pan that the veggies were cooked in and sprinkle it with the salt and pepper. Cook the chicken for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to cook all sides of the chicken. You want the outside of the chicken pieces to be nice and brown.
1 pound chicken breast, cut into cubes, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Add the honey to the skillet and stir it into the chicken. Add the cooked veggies back to the skillet and mix.
1/4 cup honey
Stir in the chipotle sauce, heavy cream, and parmesan. Bring the sauce to a simmer and then cook for 2 minutes.