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Bow Tie Lemon Chicken Recipe

Bow Tie Lemon Chicken Recipe

"The zesty flavor of lemon brightens every bite of this creamy chicken and pasta dish," advises Rebecca Snapp of Cynthiana, Kentucky. "With two small sons and a farmer husband who has a second full-time job, it's a good thing I have a collection of speedy recipes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4-2/3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2/3 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup cubed reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with lemon-pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, stir-fry chicken and garlic in oil until chicken juices run clear.
  • 2. Remove and keep warm. Add broth, peas, carrots, cream cheese and lemon juice to the skillet; cook and stir until cheese is melted. Drain pasta. Add pasta, chicken and salt to vegetable mixture; cook until heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 0g sugar total.

Reviews for Bow Tie Lemon Chicken

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SuBeeDo User ID: 8876428 249214
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2016 Edited Jun. 10, 2016

"I double the vegetables and sometimes use chicken thighs instead of breasts. Otherwise, I stick to the recipe and it's delish!"

crawley3 User ID: 5781750 30126
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"This recipe is a family favorite!! And best of all quick and easy to prepare for those busy week nights."

miessaj User ID: 5210176 72024
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"All of a sudden one of my favorites!! We really liked this recipe. We had enough for 2 nights! Great recipe!"

waremour User ID: 2523205 85832
Reviewed May. 11, 2009

"Capers would be good added to this"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.