Spicy Chicken Linguine Recipe
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Spicy Chicken Linguine Recipe

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Our state is famous for its green chilies. Naturally, my husband and I included them in this linguine dish we invented. The sauce is also excellent with spaghetti or fettuccine noodles. All of our five children, ages 3 to 13, love it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 12 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 675 calories, 34 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 604 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, garlic powder and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; add cheeses. Cook and stir for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  2. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions. Add chicken and chilies to cheese sauce; cook 5 minutes longer or until heated through. Drain linguine; top with chicken mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Chicken Linguine in Country Woman May/June 2001, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 675 calories, 34 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 604 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Spicy Chicken Linguine

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Reviewed Jul. 21, 2013

"Make this for the whole family and they loved it! Will be making it again. Thanks!!"

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2013

"I used garlic salt instead of powder, and didn't use chilies. This is amazing sauce!!!"

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2013

"This was so wonderfully easy and quick to prepare! I loved the spiciness of the green chilies (just right and not too spicy)! I will make this again and again! Thanks so much for posting!"

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"A bit sticky and dull."

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