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Dill chicken Pasta in a skillet.
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Creamy Dill Chicken Pasta

Creamy Dill Chicken Pasta - quick weeknight dinner idea that a whole family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken pasta, dill chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 402kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 6 oz . dried linguine pasta
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 5 to 6 chicken tenderloins or 2 breast halves of 1 large breast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 c milk I used 2%
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the packaging. Drain, keep warm.
  • Cut the chicken tenderloins into 2" cubes.
  • Mix salt, pepper and flour in a small bowl.
  • Coat the chicken with flour mixture.
  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Cook chicken in batches, to cook through and brown on all sides.
  • Transfer to a plate. Set aside.
  • Add more oil to the pan if needed.
  • Add garlic to the saucepan and sautee for 30 seconds.
  • Mix milk and cornstarch together in a mixing bowl.
  • Gradually, add milk mixture to the saucepan, whisking constantly. Let the sauce thicken up before adding more milk. Repeat until you used all of the milk.
  • Return chicken to the sauce. Add dill and Parmesan and stir it all in to coat.
  • Let cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add pasta and toss to coat.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 900mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 289mg | Iron: 1.3mg