Linguine with Spicy Chicken Sauce

Re-create a fabulous restaurant-style pasta dinner at home.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

8
ounces uncooked linguine
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons anchovy paste
1
red jalapeño chile, seeded and finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
medium red or yellow bell peppers, cut into 1x1/4-inch strips
1/2
cup dry red wine or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1/2
cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Cook and drain linguine as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic, anchovy paste, chile and tomatoes in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic just begins to turn golden.
  • 3 Stir in oregano, chicken, bell peppers and wine. Cover and cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Add linguine and 1/4 cup of the cheese to mixture in skillet; toss until linguine is evenly coated. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Expert Tips

Remember, the smaller the chile, the hotter the bite. A red Thai chile will be hotter than a red jalapeño chile, so decide on the heat level you want.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
690mg
690%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.