Chicken, crème fraîche and tarragon pasta recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 618 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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The perfect midweek dinner, this easy chicken pasta recipe can be prepared in just 15 minutes. If you don't have crème fraîche, use a little cream or plain yogurt – just add it at the last minute so it doesn't curdle.

  1. In a large frying pan, heat the oil and add in the chicken pieces. Cook over a medium heat for about 3 minutes, stirring a few times.
  2. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water, according to pack instructions.
  3. Meanwhile, add the garlic, crème fraîche and tarragon to the chicken and lower the heat. Season well and let the sauce bubble while you cook the pasta.
  4. Once the pasta is al dente and the chicken is cooked through, drain the pasta and add it to the sauce, along with a little of the cooking water to loosen it slightly. Finish with a squeeze of lemon juice (to taste).

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  • Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 300g (10oz) chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 300ml (1/2 pint) half fat crème fraîche
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 500g (1lb) penne pasta
  • 1 lemon, juiced
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  • Energy 2626kj 618kcal 31%
  • Fat 7.4g 11%
  • Saturates 2g 10%
  • Sugars 12.8g 14%
  • Salt 0.6g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 107.5g Protein 36.8g Fibre 6.4g

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