Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe

Tarragon and lemon chicken tagliatelle

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Turn roast chicken leftovers into this lively midweek pasta dish


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  • fresh tagliatelle 250g 
  • shallot 1, finely sliced 
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • ready roasted chicken breasts 2, torn into chunks 
  • tarragon a small bunch, leaves picked and chopped
  • lemon ½, juiced 
  • parmesan grated, to serve


  • Step 1

    Cook half a pack of fresh tagliatelle and drain, reserving some cooking water. Fry the shallot in a knob of butter and a drizzle of oil in a frying pan until soft, then add the roasted chicken breast fillets to heat through and coat in the buttery oil.Add the pasta, chopped tarragon, juice of ½ a lemon and seasoning. Add a splash of the pasta water, if needed, to create a sauce that coats the tagliatelle. Serve with grated parmesan.