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Lemon Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

Lemon Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces uncooked thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, onions and garlic in oil until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon; keep warm. Add broth to the skillet; bring to a boil and cook until reduced by half. Reduce heat; add cream. Cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Add the peas, tomatoes, cheese and chicken to the cream mixture; heat through. Drain spaghetti; toss with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with lemon peel and lemon-pepper. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 289 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein .

Reviews for Lemon Chicken Spaghetti

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NikNwo11 214454
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2014 Edited Jun. 1, 2015

"Made it tonight and I will make it again!"

NikNwo11 214453
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014 Edited Jun. 1, 2015

"Made it tonight and I will make it again!"

polishweb 205366
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2013

"my family loves this recipe ."

twinmom1999 84546
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2010

"This is so easy and so tasty! My whole family loves it, even my picky 11-year-olds."

legalprincess 46245
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2010

"One of the best recipes I've made. Whatever you do, do NOT leave out the grated lemon peel. It makes the entire recipe. I made it once with and once without. The second time wasn't as good. I'll definitely make it again, but I'll make sure I have a lemon around..."

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