Chicken with Vodka Sauce

Chicken with Vodka Sauce

INGREDIENTS

Serves 4 people

  • 1 box penne pasta

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces

  • 3 Tbls olive oil

  • 1 Tbls butter

  • 1 bunch long green onions, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper diced

  • 3 cloves of garlic crushed

  • 2 or 3 oz of vodka

  • 3 15oz. cans of tomato sauce

  • 5 fresh basil leaves, chopped

  • 1 tsp of salt

  • 1 tsp of fresh ground black pepper

  • 8 oz of mascarpone cheese

  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream

  • 1/2 cup of chopped fresh parsley

  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

    PREPARATION

  • Add 6 quarts of water to a large pot and cook the pasta until “al dente”. Around 10 minutes. Set aside.

  • Melt butter in oil and sauté the chicken pieces for 2 minutes.

  • Add the onions, peppers and garlic and cook for another for 2 minutes.

  • Add vodka to deglaze the pan until vodka reduces slightly.

  • Add tomato sauce and basil and cook for about 10 minutes longer.

  • Season with salt and pepper.

  • Add cream and mascarpone cheese and stir until cheese in melted.

  • Simmer for around 15 minute more but do not bring to a boil.

  • Plate the pasta and spoon the sauce over the top.

  • Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan cheese.

     

     

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