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Cilantro Chicken Pasta
Quick chicken dinner ideas: Cilantro Chicken Pasta
Cilantro Chicken Pasta

Servings:

6

Time:

25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz whole-wheat spaghetti 
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 jalapeños, finely diced
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into half moons
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup water

Preparation

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Toss pasta with lime juice. Set aside. 
  2. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray & heat over medium. Add chicken & garlic. Cook 5-7 minutes. 
  3. Add jalapenos, zucchini & corn. Cook 5-7 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add pasta to skillet & toss with cilantro. 
  4. Top with cheese & serve!

Tips/Notes

Want your pasta a little zestier? Add Chipotle pepper powder!