Creamy Vodka Chicken & Penne

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 15 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Creamy Vodka Chicken & Penne
It takes only 35 minutes to make this luscious pasta skillet dish, featuring sautéed chicken, mushrooms, peas and penne tossed in a creamy vodka sauce. Give it a try…you’ll be glad you did!

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/4

    pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoon canola oil

  • 8

    ounce (1 package) sliced mushrooms

  • 2

    clove garlic, minced

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Creamy Vodka Italian SauceSauce

  • 1

    cup frozen peas, thawed

  • 8

    ounce (1/2 of a 16-ounce package) penne pasta, cooked and drained

How to Make It

  • 1

    Season the chicken with half the salt and black pepper.

  • 2

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add the mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.  Add the garlic and cook and stir for 30 seconds. Season with the remaining salt and black pepper.

  • 3

    Reduce the heat to medium-low.  Stir in the sauce.  Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling.  Remove the skillet from the heat.  Stir in the peas.  Add the penne and toss to coat.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.