Creamy Chicken, Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

By: @duolicious

 Serves 1.


  • A drizzle of light olive oil
  • 1 chicken breast, diced
  • 4 asparagus spears, chopped
  • A handful of chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche
  • Handful grated Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 100g Pasta (Penne Rigate)

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until coloured on all sides.

Step 2

In a large pan, boil the pasta in lightly salted water and cook for 9 minutes.

Step 3

In the meantime, add the asparagus and mushrooms to the chicken and cook for a couple of minutes. Turn down the heat and add the garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes whilst stirring with the chicken and veg. Mix in the basil and creme fraiche. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 4

Add a couple of tablespoons of pasta water, stir into the sauce and mix in the Parmesan.

Step 5

Drain the pasta and mix into the sauce.