Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Food: Cheesy Chilli Chicken Dinner

Sometimes I have one of those days where I need to get dinner on the table quickly. Using canned pasta sauce, I can quickly jazz it up with other things and make a satisfying meal in less than 30 minutes. Here is my recipe for Cheesy Chilli Chicken. This recipe serves 4 so it means there are leftovers for my husband's lunch in the morning, which he is very happy about! This recipe is linked up to Tasty Tuesdays, be sure to check it out at:

You will need:
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 cup frozen or fresh corn kernels
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp paprika
1 tsp coriander paste
a pinch of pepper
a pinch of cayenne pepper
1 large chicken breast
1/2 packet spaghetti
1 can spicy red pepper pasta sauce
3 tomatoes
1 cup grated cheese
OPTIONAL: green capsicum

Firstly, bring a pot of water to the boil.

Saute the chicken and onions with the pepper until the chicken is cooked through.
Add the spices and stir through the chicken.
Add the spaghetti to the pot of boiling water.
Add the tomato pasta sauce to the chicken and simmer while the pasta is cooking, approximately seven minutes.
Add the cooked pasta to the pan as well
as the chopped tomato and grated cheese, and stir until the cheese has melted.
Serve and enjoy! Here is my son and husband tucking in.


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