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Chicken with Pasta, Rocket and Pine Nuts

Chicken with Pasta, Rocket and Pine Nuts

Chicken with Pasta, Rocket and Pine Nuts

Chicken with Pasta, Rocket and Pine Nuts
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 Manor Farm chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
  • 3 tbsp Pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
  • 2 tbsp Whole grain mustard
  • 150 ml Cream
  • 125 g Wild rocket leafs
  • 4 tsp Chilli oil or olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Parmesan shavings
  • 225 g Pasta


  • Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water for about 10 minutes.
  • Toast the pine nuts in a frying pan over a medium heat. Set aside to cool. 
  • Add two tablespoons of olive oil to a frying pan, sauté onions, garlic and thyme and cook for 2 – 3 minutes until softened. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining oil to the frying pan, followed by the chicken strips and cook on one side for 2 – 3 minutes, season lightly with salt and pepper, turn oven chicken and cook for another 2 – 3 minutes until cooked through.
  • Return onion mixture to the pan, stir in mustard and cream and gently simmer. Cook for 1 minute; do not allow mixture to boil. Add rocket leaves and pine nuts.
  • Drain pasta and add to chicken mixture. Serve on warmed plates drizzle with garlic or chilli oil, garnish with parmesan shavings.

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