I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Chicken Scampi

This may look like a lot of work, but it's really not. It's very tasty and one of the few things I'll eat warmed up. If you like garlic, you are really going to like this.


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
Remaining Ingredients:
*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
*olive oil

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.
Remaining Directions:
~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.

1 comment:

Holly said...

I want this... Liiike right now. Haha. I plan to make this for dinner this week I think... MmMmm Garlic <3

-Holly