Ready steady pasta recipe

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Ready steady pasta recipe
Ready steady pasta recipe
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:826
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:Chef
First published:2nd December 2012
Stir-fried, ready fro the cream
Ready steady pasta recipe, the ingredients

This was one of those Ready Steady Cook moments and the result was rather good so I thought I would add it here so it can be reproduced easily.


Ingredients

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Mise en place

  • Slice the chorizo thinly
  • Cut the chicken into thin bite-sized pieces - nice and thin means they will cook quickly
  • Cut each mushroom onto about 3 slices

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or a frying pan, add a good grind of pepper and tip in the leeks
  2. Gentry sauté the leeks for 3 minutes - don't let them take on any colour
  3. Turn the heat up add add the mushrooms and stir-fry them until they start to release a little water
  4. Add the chorizo and stir-fry for for 2 minutes
  5. Mix in the chicken pieces and the sliced garlic and cook until the chicken is done and not pink when cut.
  6. Now is a good time to start the broccoli and the pasta - add the pasta to fast boiling water and boil for about 4 minutes. Dried pasta will take longer. The broccoli should be steamed for about the same time depending upon how well cooked you like it.
  7. This should only take 3 or 4 minutes if the chicken is cut thinly enough.
  8. Add the sherry the zest and juice from half a lemon and stir well to de-glaze the pan.
  9. Remove from the heat and pour in the cream and mix really well to combine.
  10. Pour over the cooked pasta.

Serving suggestions

Serve with steamed broccoli

See also

Make your own pasta from scratch

A 2 minute step-by-step video showing how to make pasta dough from 2 eggs, 100g of flour and a food mixer.

The normal (non-Youtube) recipe for home-made pasta is here if you prefer.

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