Chicken Pasta Recipe

What better comfort food can you think of than creamy pasta dishes? This recipe adds chicken to the equation.

Easy Chicken Pasta

Creamy and delicious chicken pasta
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main meal
Cuisine South African
Servings 4
Calories 260 kcal


  • 300 g raw macaroni or penne
  • 250 g mushrooms
  • 500 g chicken breasts diced
  • 1 sachet mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp spice for chicken
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp coarse black pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Brown the chicken in the oil in a large pot.
  • Drip lemon juice over chicken.
  • Fry mushrooms in the same pan.
  • Mix water, milk and soup powder together. Add spices.
  • Add dry pasta. Pour mixture over pasta and chicken.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes. Stir a few times to prevent soup from burning on the bottom of the pot.


Calories: 260kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 43gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 421mgPotassium: 607mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 127IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 97mgIron: 2mg
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