Lemony chicken and mushroom pasta


Ever craved a dish that’s the perfect balance of tangy and savory? Dive into my family’s favorite: Lemony Chicken and Mushroom Pasta. This dish isn’t just mouthwatering; it’s a nutritious treat that we turn to on busy weeknights or lazy Sunday afternoons. Let me walk you through it!


To whip up this scrumptious dish for two, you’ll need:

  • 2 chicken breasts (around 200g each)
  • 2 cups of fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup of your favorite pasta
  • Olive oil, about 2 tablespoons
  • Zest and juice from a large lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • A cup of your go-to chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper, to your taste
  • A handful of fresh parsley, chopped

Nutrition Breakdown (per serving)

  • Calories: 520
  • Protein: 40g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Sugar: 3g

how to prepare the Lemony chicken and mushroom pasta

  1. Kick things off by boiling your pasta until it’s al dente.
  2. As the pasta cooks, get your skillet hot with the olive oil.
  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and sear them till they’re a beautiful golden brown.
  4. Set the chicken aside. In that same skillet, sauté mushrooms and garlic till they’re aromatic and slightly golden.
  5. Pour in your chicken broth, letting it simmer a bit.
  6. Time for that zest and juice from the lemon. Stir it in!
  7. Slice up your chicken and toss it back in.
  8. Mix in the drained pasta, making sure every strand gets coated with that delicious sauce.
  9. A couple more minutes on the heat, and you’re set.
  10. Serve piping hot, sprinkled with parsley.

Pro Tips

  • Always choose fresh mushrooms and lemons – trust me, it makes a difference.
  • Aim for al dente pasta. It’s got that perfect bite!
  • A roomy skillet ensures every ingredient has its moment.

serve up the Lemony chicken and mushroom pasta

Pair this dish with warm garlic bread or a crisp salad. Whether it’s dinner with friends or a meal for yourself after a long day, this pasta is a hit. Don’t forget to pack the leftovers for lunch!

A Little Note

Cooking is a labor of love, a combination of tradition and innovation. This Lemony Chicken and Mushroom Pasta is more than a recipe; it’s a slice of my family’s dinner table. And remember, the kitchen isn’t just where meals are made; it’s where memories are cooked up too. Enjoy every bite!

AH7: For the Love of Food

Here at AH7, we believe in food that warms the soul and nourishes the body. Recipes, like this one, resonate with our motto: delicious doesn’t mean complex. Stick around for more heartfelt and homemade delights. Cheers to good food and the stories they tell!

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