Cooking Fever’ishly

2019-10-02 06:01
PHOTO: SUPPLIEDCreamy smoked chicken and chives pasta.

PHOTO: SUPPLIEDCreamy smoked chicken and chives pasta.

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• 15ml olive oil

• Small bunch of spring onions, finely sliced (reserve some for serving)

• 1 garlic clove (finely chopped)

• 2 medium-sized smoked chicken breasts (sliced)

• 250ml fresh cream

• 10ml wholegrain mustard

• Salt and pepper (to taste)

• Generous handful of French chives, chopped (reserve some for serving)

• About 200g pasta of your choice, freshly boiled and drained


1. In a wide pan, heat the oil and fry the spring onions and garlic over medium heat until they are soft and fragrant.

2. Add the chicken and fry for a few minutes until lightly golden, then add the cream and mustard. Stir and bring to a simmer. Cook for two minutes.

3. Season with salt and pepper and stir in half the chives.

4. Add the pasta and toss to coat, then remove from the heat at once.

5. Serve hot, scattered with more spring onions and the rest of the chives.

6. Pair with Spier Seaward Chardonnay 2018.


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