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Tagliatelle with grilled chicken & tomatoes

Tagliatelle with grilled chicken & tomatoes

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins - 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A great low-fat supper with a good source of vitamin C, counts as 1 of 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal423
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs61g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein40g
  • salt0.48g
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Ingredients

  • 500g skinless chicken breasts
  • zest and juice 1 lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 tbsp chopped tarragon or 1 tsp dried

    Tarragon

    ta-ra-gon

    A popular and versatile herb, tarragon has an intense flavour that's a unique mix of sweet…

  • 2 tsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 small tomatoes, halved

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 300g tagliatelle

Method

  1. Heat the grill to high. Coat the chicken with the lemon zest and juice, tarragon, salt and pepper. Put in a large, shallow ovenproof dish or roasting tin in one layer. Brush lightly with a little oil, then grill for 6 mins. Turn the chicken over and add the tomatoes to the dish, cut-side up, brushing them lightly with oil. Grill for a further 6-8 mins until the chicken is cooked and lightly browned and the tomatoes are tender.

  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water according to pack instructions. Drain well, reserving 150ml of the cooking water, then return to the pan. Remove the chicken from the dish and cut into chunks. Add to the pasta with the tomatoes, cooking water and pan juices. Toss everything together well and serve.

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Comments (13)

gr1ff0's picture
5

Quick and easy, just enough time to not dry out the chicken and leaves it juicy and full of flavour.

ahmedtiko's picture
4

i love this recipe, it's easy and delicious, but i have to say, i added to it "tomatoe and olive" ready pasta sauce where it gave it a very nice flavor.

alexandrareah's picture

Simple, but bland, def low fat, boring, no kick, will not be doing again.

sumarks's picture
3

Really nice, but i think next time I will slice the Chicken and put it on top of a heap of pasta so it keeps it's flavor more. We had it with garlic bread and some spinach and I also put some garlic with the lemon and tarragon. Lovely.

kingbob's picture
5

So very tasty and nice and quick, my husband loves it and am making it for the 3rd time tonight. It will be one of our weekly recipes as its healthy too....

ruthiewatkinson's picture
3

it was nice and simple - i tried to adap this recipe for one but i don't think it worked incredible well as there was no juices to speak of at the end, but nice enough though...

lisel1969's picture

A bit bland. Next time I may add more ingredients, possibly some mushrooms and spinach

HappyCook29's picture

lovely quick & easy.

bethocallaghan's picture
3

I used basil and Mint instead of Tarragon which I didn't have in. I guess my dish might be missing it's influence but the mint tasted lovely.

drfabio's picture
3

It was simple enough, I just didn't find it terribly exciting.

fran87's picture
4

Really enjoyed this - it's low fat and quick too!

angelicwave's picture

a really lovely dish i added more tarragon then stated and mixed herbs, my husband is a really fussy eater and absolutley loved this dish, good family meal

janedawson's picture
5

A really lovely dish, I added fresh garlic and spinach/rocket and watercress at the very end to wilt through.

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