Chicken Penne Armadillo Grill

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

Chicken, Penne,Pesto & Sundried tomatoes... oh yes. This gem comes from my Best of Arizona Cookbook contributed by the 5 star Armadillo Grill. The cayenne pepper brings a little zing, if you want more hot... add more.

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  1. Preheat broiler and place chicken breasts and red pepper strips to baking sheet, sprinkle with cayene; broil until golden brown (about 20 minutes); set aside, and slice chicken in diagonal pieces.
  2. Begin cooking pasta until al dente.
  3. In a saucepan, heat oil and saute' onion and garlic.
  4. Deglaze pan with white wine and reduce liquid, adding tomatoes & cook 3-4 minutes.
  5. Then add pesto, cream and seasonings, stir until fully incorporated.
  6. Add drained pasta to sauce and toss, then divide mixture among 4 warm plates and top each with chicken slices and red peppers.
  7. Garnish with Parmesan and fresh basil leaves.