Sometimes you just crave some Caribbean food. Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Recipe is the dish for you!
The dish contains many ingredients and is perfect for serving at parties because it tastes awesome and has enough people to go around.
Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Recipe is really easy to cook, and you will love the result. You can use any pasta you want, and I like the penne pasta the most.
Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Recipe is a great recipe for parties and family gatherings. Not only will you impress all your friends and family, but you’re also helping your body stay healthier because pasta contains plenty of nutrients that are very good for us.
Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Recipe
Prepare Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings
- 4 boneless Chicken Breasts cut into small strips
- 1/2 stalk Asparagus
- 8 ounces Bowtie Pasta
- 1 cup Half and Half
- 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
- 1 teaspoon Cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons parsley crushed
- 1 teaspoon herbs of choice
- 8 ounces sliced mushrooms pieces and stems
- 1/2 cup Butter
- 4 – 5 cloves Garlic crushed
- 1 tablespoon Cayenne Pepper
- Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper to taste
Step By Step Instructions
Step-1: Heat the butter in a pan over medium heat. Saute the garlic for about 2 minutes until golden brown.
Step-2: Mix half and half chicken broth, cornstarch, parsley, and herbs in a small bowl
Step-3: Add minced chicken to the pan, followed by sauteed garlic. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally
Step-4: Place pasta in a large pot of boiling water with 1 teaspoon of salt. Cook until tender but firm to bite (about 6 – 8 minutes)
Step-5: Add mushrooms, asparagus, and cayenne pepper to cooked chicken. Cook for about 3 minutes
Step-6: Add parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup of tomato sauce to the cooked chicken. Cook for an additional 2 minutes
Step-7: Add salt and pepper to taste. Add cooked pasta, cut into bite-size pieces, to the chicken sauce. Stir well until pasta is evenly coated with tomato sauce. Serve with asparagus and mushrooms.
Nutrition Information Per serving
Excellent Source Of Protein, Vitamin B6, and Selenium
Good Source Of Fiber and Manganese
What Are Good Side Dish For Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta?
Sausage and Peppers sautéed, Shepherd’s Pie, Steamed Veggies
Is Jerk Chicken Spicy?
No, it is not spicy but really delicious. If you want a more spicy dish, try my Jerk Chicken Stir Fry recipe.
Are Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Kids Friendly?
Yes. I would say even kids under 10 years old would like this recipe. The only thing they won’t enjoy is the breadcrumbs and parsley because of the strong scent. Don’t use too much, or your kids may complain of an “unpleasant” taste.
Is Jerk Chicken Good For Weight Loss?
Yes, this dish is considered healthy for weight loss as it is high in protein and has good carbs. Protein keeps your stomach full for a long time, and the carby goodness will not cause any blood sugar highs or lows.
Can I Freeze Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta?
Yes, this dish can be frozen. You can freeze it in individual servings or in one big batch. I suggest freezing the pasta separately because pasta tends to soak up water. When the noodles thaw, they will get soft and soggy if they are soaked in liquid.
Is Jerk Chicken Anti-Inflammatory?
Yes, it has anti-inflammatory properties because of the cayenne in it. The cayenne is also good for the immune system, so you can use it with or without inflammation.
How To Make This Recipe Better?
You can substitute fried chicken with boneless skinless chicken breast halves and cut them into strips. Because they are already cooked, you need less time to prepare the dish.
You can also substitute canned mushrooms with fresh mushrooms, but I suggest sautéing or stir-frying them before adding them to the dish.
How To Reheat Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta?
You can also reheat it in the microwave. Just make sure the pasta is well drained and add it to a container that can fit the amount of pasta you want to reheat. Cook it in the microwave until pasta is heated throughout.
How To Store Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta?
You can store this dish in the fridge for up to 1 week. You don’t have to freeze it because it is easy to thaw and heat up in the microwave. It will keep for about 2 days in the fridge before it starts tasting bad and begins to affect your mood if you eat too much of it at one time.
You can freeze this dish for 1 month.
The Bottom Line
I hope you will enjoy Bahama Breeze Jerk Chicken Pasta Recipe. It is a great meal for meat lovers. Once you try it, I am certain you will be cooking it often.
This dish is really good for parties because there will be enough for everyone to enjoy, and it does not look that fancy and is not too complicated to make. This dish will let you and your guests have a taste of what Caribbean cuisine is all about. . . . .Enjoy!
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