Vermicelli Herbed Chicken

Vermicelli Herbed Chicken


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About this recipe: For me, this is a great dish on a rainy night. I pre-cook the chicken and then make it in a frying pan in just 25 mins! Basil adds flavour and mirchis add spice!

Wendy Mercadante

Serves: 4 

  • 250g vermicelli noodles
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts - cooked and cubed
  • 1 small bunch fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 dried crushed red chillies (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Drain, and set aside.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the onions and garlic. Stir in the tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and chillies. Reduce heat to medium, and cover frying pan. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Toss sauce with pasta to coat and heat through. Serve with Parmesan.

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