Lemon Pasta with Grilled Chicken


Lemon Pasta with Grilled Chicken

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 40 Min


Tools You'll Need

  • Large pot
  • Colander
  • Large skillet
  • Wooden spoon or Rubber spatula
  • Tongs


  • 1 package of your favorite pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Freshly grilled or leftover grilled chicken breast, cut into bite-size chunks
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil water

    Bring a pot of salted water to boil.

  2. Boil pasta

    Drop the pasta into the boiling water, and cook according to package directions.

  3. Drain

    When pasta is done cooking, drain into a colander.

  4. Heat butter

    Meanwhile, heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat.

  5. Add lemon zest and cream

    Once the butter melts, add the lemon zest and stir in the cream.

  6. Add pasta

    Add the pasta and lemon juice, and stir until just heated through.

  7. Add chicken

    Toss in grilled chicken.

  8. Toss

    Add the Parmesan, season with salt and pepper, and toss well.

  9. Serve

    Serve with additional Parmesan and lemon zest on the side.