Truffled Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

October 2011 | By Rachelle Santos
Truffled Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta
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Main Ingredient

Poultry

Type

Pasta

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

October 2011

Turn a classic dish into a classy one! Just a few drops of truffle oil can transform a creamy pasta dish like this one into a forkful of luxury.

Serves 4 to 6 
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes

 

175 grams skinless chicken breast,
      sliced into 1-inch pieces
salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups (about 140 grams)
      fresh shiitake mushrooms,
    cleaned, stems removed, and sliced
4 strips honey-cured bacon, sliced into 1-inch pieces
1/3 cup chopped onions or shallots
1/3 cup chopped leeks
      (white and light green parts only)
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/3 cup chicken stock
1 (300-gram) can heavy cream
Italian seasoning, to taste

250 grams penne pasta,
      cooked according to package directions
a handful of fresh basil leaves
1 teaspoon white or black truffle oil or to taste
 

 


Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a medium skillet. Sear chicken pieces over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes or just until cooked through. Set chicken aside and leave the oil in the pan.

Using the same pan, saute mushrooms over high heat for about 1 minute. Add bacon and cook for about 30 seconds. Reduce heat to medium and add onions and leeks. Sauté until onions are translucent. Add garlic and saute just until fragrant.

3  Add chicken stock and cream; mix well. Let mixture simmer over medium-low heat for about 8 minutes. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Add chicken pieces and cooked penne noodles. Mix well. Turn-off heat and add fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with truffle oil; mix well. Transfer to a platter and serve immediately.

Learn more about truffle oil, here: Trivia Bits About Truffle Oil

If you liked this recipe, we highly recommend:  Spaghetti a la Carbonara,
Crab and Shrimp Linguine with White Sauce,
  Chicken and Mushroom Pasta Salad,
Roasted Chicken and Mushroom Crepe
 

 



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