Tortellini And Chicken Recipe

Total Time:

35 minutes(Cooking)

Servings:

6

Tortellini And Chicken Recipe


This spicy dish is both filling and delicious!

Ingredients

1 packagetortellini
1 lbboneless chicken thighs
1bell pepper
1roma tomato
1 bunchbasil
3/4 cupolive oil
2 tbspsugar
1 tbspvinegar
3 tspgarlic
1 tspred pepper flakes
1 tspsesame oil
salt
pepper

Preparation

  1.  Boil tortellini according to instructions.
  2. Cut chicken thighs into 1 inch cubes, to match the size of the tortellini. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Dice the bell pepper and tomato in uniform size, set aside.
  4. Roll the basil leafs and cut into strips (chiffonade).
  5. Heat a large pan on medium high. Add olive oil, sautee the garlic, about 1 minute.
  6. Add the sugar, red pepper flakes, vinegar and sesame oil then stir.
  7. Add the chicken and cook until it semi done. Spoon oil over the chicken to help this process.
  8. When the chicken is just about cooked, add bell peppers and tomatoes then fold over to mix.
  9. Lower heat and cook until the veggies begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  10. Place tortellini in large mixing bowl and pour the chicken mixture and basil strips over it. Mix until the tortellini are well coated.
  11. Garnish with remaining basil leaves and serve hot.

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