CHICKEN SCAMPI (serves 4)
Ingredients for White Sauce:
*4 tablespoons butter
*4 tablespoons flour
*1-1 1/2 cups milk, hot
Ingredients for Sauce:
*6 tablespoons butter
*2 tablespoons garlic, minced
*1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
*1/2 tablespoon dried cilantro
*2 teaspoons italian seasoning
*1 teaspoon pepper
*1 teaspoon salt
*3 1/2 cups chicken broth
*1/2 cup white sauce
*1 (8 ounce) box, angel hair pasta, cooked & drained.
*2 chicken boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, sliced
*1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
*1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
*1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
*20 cloves of garlic, roasted
White Sauce Directions:
~Melt 4 tablespoon butter in sauce pan, over medium heat.
~Add 4 tablespoons flour stirring constantly.
~Slowly add 1/4 cup milk.
~Set aside; make sure that the white sauce is hot when adding to the scampi sauce.
Scampi Sauce Directions:
~Heat butter over low heat, add the garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, crushed red pepper and black pepper.
~Cook for about 2 minutes.
~Add chicken broth, stir until combined (about 30-40 seconds)
~Add 1/4 cup white sauce and stir.
~In a large skillet sauté chicken in a little olive oil, cook until nearly done.
~Add red pepper, green pepper, and onions.
~Sauté until chicken is done.
~Add the sauce, sauté until everything is warmed.
~Add roasted garlic cloves.
~Serve over pasta.
~Add fresh grated parmesan cheese if you want.