Cheesy chicken and corn pasta

Cheesy chicken and corn pasta

PHOTO: Jacques Stander



This budget meal is easy on the pocket but big on taste!

Serves 4-6

Preparation: 20 min

Cooking: 15 min

  • 15 g butter
  • 1 cooked chicken, shredded
  • 250 ml (1 c) frozen corn
  • 5 ml (1 t) chilli flakes (optional)
  • 3-4 spring onions, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 625 ml (2½ c) cream
  • 15 ml (1 T) cornflour
  • 250 ml (1 c) grated cheddar and mozzarella cheese mix, grated
  • 250 g linguine, cooked
  • fresh parsley

1 Melt the butter in a pan and fry the chicken, corn, chilli flakes (if using) and spring onions for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

2 Whisk the cream and cornflour together and pour over the chicken. Lower the heat and simmer for a minute.

3 Mix in the cheese and pasta and serve with chopped fresh parsley.