Mexican Chicken Pasta

This Mexican chicken pasta is loaded with flavour and extra cheesy while keeping things light. It’s just the Perfect and healthy comfort meal. #OlpersCheese #1Glass1Slice #ToastKaNayaFriend #BreakfastKiJaan #foodfusion #digitalammi

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Prepare Salsa Chicken:

-Pyaz (Onion) 1 small

-Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 3

-Jalapeno 1

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) blanched 500g

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Lemon juice ½ tbs

-Olive oil 3 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium

-Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 1 tsp

-Chicken boneless cubes 500g

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Onion powder 1 tsp

-Dried oregano 2 tsp

-Paprika powder 1 tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

Prepare White Sauce:

-Olper’s Cheddar cheese 100g

-Makhan (Butter) 3 tbs

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 1/3 Cup

-Olper’s Milk 3 Cups

-Chicken cube 1

-Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Lehsan powder (Garlic powder) ½ tsp

-Fresh parsley chopped 1 tbs

-Penne pasta boiled 400g

-Corn kernels boiled ½ Cup

-Shimla mirch (Capsicum) chopped ½ Cup

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs

-Olper’s Cheddar cheese 4-5 tbs

-Olper’s Mozzarella cheese 4-5 tbs

-Olper’s Cheddar cheese as required

-Olper’s Mozzarella cheese as required

-Dried oregano

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed

-Fresh parsley chopped



Prepare Salsa Chicken:

-In a chopper,add onion,garlic,jalapeno,tomatoes,cumin powder,salt lemon juice,chop well & set aside.

-In a frying pan,add olive oil,onion,garlic,mix well & sauté until translucent.

-Add chicken & mix well until it changes color.

-Add black pepper powder,red chilli powder,onion powder,dried oregano,paprika powder,salt,mix well & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Add prepared salsa,mix well & cook until oil separates (3-4 minutes) & set aside.

Prepare White Sauce:

-Cut Olper’s cheddar cheese into cubes & set aside.

-In a saucepan,add butter & let it melt.

-Add all-purpose flour & mix well for 30 seconds.

-Gradually add milk & whisk well.

-Add chicken cube,nutmeg powder,salt,garlic powder,fresh parsley,whisk well,bring it to boil & cook until it thickens (2-3 minutes).

-Add cheddar cheese,mix well & cook until cheese melts & set aside.

-In a large bowl,add boiled penne pasta,prepared salsa chicken,prepared white sauce,corn kernels,capsicum,fresh coriander & mix well.

-Add grated cheddar cheese,mozzarella cheese & mix well.

-In a baking dish,add prepared mixture,cheddar cheese,mozzarella cheese,dried oregano & red chilli crushed.

-Bake in preheated oven at 170C until cheese melts (14-15 minutes).

-Garnish with fresh parsley & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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