Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe

Peppered Lemon Chicken Pasta

A quick pasta recipe with delicious lemon chicken. It's quick to make and easy to clean up!

15 min. prep time
4 servings
444 Ratings


8 ounces uncooked dried spaghetti or linguine, broken in half
1 pound chicken stir-fry meat**
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
3/4 cup sliced green onions


Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Keep warm.

Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, 6-8 minutes or until chicken is golden brown. Stir in lemon juice, salt and ground red pepper. Add cooked spaghetti to chicken mixture; toss to coat. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in green onions.

*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.

**Substitute 1 pound cut-up chicken or fresh uncooked, peeled shrimp.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 450

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 100mg

Sodium: 350mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 33g

Recipe #12015B©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I feel like this is good but nothing too special.
so easy and comes out great every time! a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand. an easy one to impress guests with!!
I sub'd shrimp for the chicken and added 1/4 cup of parm cheese. It's a family favorite!
My family and I love this recipe!! My Mom saw it on the box and we both tried it...DELICIOUS!!!

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