Crunchy Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

All time original and colorful chicken spaghetti recipe with red pesto, cherry tomatoes and rocket that will take you to the moon!

This chicken spaghetti recipe is a great way to learn basic cooking techniques to make you a kitchen hero! When you have finished this recipe you know how to use different skills to create a recipe of your own.

This chicken spaghetti recipe is great for inexperienced chefs, looks great when served and doesn’t need any planning at all. No stress, just fun!

You will learn how to cook pasta correctly, how to fry and how to use fresh rocket lettuce with cooked ingredients.

Chicken Spaghetti recipe

Techniques you’ll learn with this recipe

  • How to cook pasta perfectly
  • How to use raw ingredients in any recipe
  • How to use different textures in a recipe

With the recipe you want to invest

  • About 25 minutes in the kitchen to prepare
  • About $10 for a 2 person meal
  • Some super fun time cooking

Chicken Spaghetti Recipe step-by-step

Chicken Spaghetti Recipe Ingredients

Ingredient How much Imperial How much Metric
Olive oil 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons
Water to boil pasta A big pan A big pan
Chicken burger/schnitzel 2 pieces 2 pieces
Tagliatelle or spaghetti 10 ounces 300 grams
Cherry tomatoes 5 ounces 150 grams
Rocket 2 ounces 50 grams
Red (or green) Pesto 7 ounces 190 grams
Salt & Pepper A pinch A pinch
red pesto

Chicken Spaghetti Recipe Preparation

  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half
  • Tear the rocket a bit with your hands
  • That’s it. There is not that much to it..

Chicken Spaghetti Recipe Cooking Instructions

  1. Start boiling the water to cook the pasta.
  2. Cook the pasta al Dente. Read here how to cook pasta to perfection.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, start frying the chicken burgers/schnitzels in some oil.
  4. When the chicken burgers/schnitzels are ready and crunchy, chop them in cubes similar size as the cherry tomatoes.
  5. When the pasta is ready and drained: Add all of the pesto and mix is all around the pasta.
  6. Add the tomatoes and the chicken and give good old stir so it evenly spread! Don’t stir to hard; otherwise you might upset the ingredients.
  7. Add some salt and pepper to your taste.
  8. Add the rocket to the pan (do this last, because then the Rocket leaves stay fresh and crunchy)
  9. One more careful stir to have ingredients mixed.
  10. Now you can serve the chicken spaghetti recipe!