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Szechuan Chicken With Angel Hair Pasta

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 7 minutes

Cook time: 7 minutes

Servings: 7


  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup chili garlic sauce
  • 4 boneless, skinless, cut into strips chicken breasts
  • 1 lb angel hair pasta
  • 1 1/2 lbs cut into florets broccoli crowns
  • 1 cut into 1/2-inch strips red bell pepper
  • 1 cut into 1/2-inch strips yellow bell pepper
  • 12 green onions
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 juiced lime


Bring a large pot of water to a boil for pasta. Add pasta to boiling water, cook as directed on package and drain.

Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

Add the broccoli, bell peppers and green onions to the pan with chicken. Cook the vegetables, stirring constantly, until they are crisp-tender.

In a separate bowl, whisk together garlic, chili-garlic sauce, soy sauce, ginger, honey and the juice of 1 lime. Add to pan, along with the cooked pasta. Toss ingredients to coat with the sauce.