Tagliatelle et Chicken Sauce

tagliatelle et chicken sauce

Tagliatelle et Chicken Sauce

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Servings: 4
Calories: 872


  • Basic Tomato Sauce see below
  • 8 oz fresh green ribbon noodles
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • basil leaves to garnish

chicken sauce

  • 2 oz unsalted butter
  • 14 oz boned skinned chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 3 oz blanched almonds
  • 1/2 pint double heavy cream
  • salt and pepper
  • basil leaves to garnish

basic tomato sauce

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 14 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree paste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper


  • Make the tomato sauce, and keep warm.
  • To make the chicken sauce, melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat and fry the chicken strips and almonds for 5 - 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, pour the cream into a small pan over a low heat, bring it to the boil and boil for about 10 minutes, until reduced by almost half. Pour the
  • cream over the chicken and almonds, stir well, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside and keep warm.
  • Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water, to which you have added the oil, for 8 - 10 minutes or until tender. Drain, then return to the pan, cover and keep warm.
  • Turn the pasta into a warmed serving dish and spoon the tomato sauce over it. Spoon the chicken and cream over the centre, scatter over the basil leaves and serve at once.

for the basic tomato sauce

  • Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat and fry the onion for 2 - 3 minutes or until translucent. Add the garlic and fry for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the chopped tomatoes, parsley, oregano, bay leaves, tomato puree (paste), sugar, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring the sauce to the boil, then simmer, uncovered, for 15 - 20 minutes or until the sauce has reduced by half. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Discard the bay leaves just before serving.
Calories: 872 kcal
Carbohydrates: 57 g
Protein: 30 g
Fat: 60g
Saturated Fat: 24 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 162 mg
Sodium: 257 mg
Potassium: 755 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 1602 IU
Vitamin C: 15 mg
Calcium: 163 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Cuisine Italian
Ingredients Pasta
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