Lemony Chicken and Avocado Pasta Recipe

A deliciously light and zesty meal, perfect for a summer day. The combination of the salty feta, creamy avo and sharp lemon flavours makes this dish a winner.

Difficulty

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Serves

4

Recipe Ingredients

  • 500g whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1tsp salted butter
  • olive oil, to drizzle
  • 3 free-range chicken breasts
  • 1 whole ripe avocado
  • 2 rounds of feta cheese
  • salt and ground 
  • black pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Bunch of fresh rocket

Recipe Method

  1. Cook pasta according to the packet instructions until al dente.
  2. Drain, rinse and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Butterfly the chicken breasts and season them with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat a grill pan and slowly fry the chicken breasts in the butter and a little olive oil until cooked through.
  5. Shred the chicken breasts and add them and the lemon zest to the pasta.
  6. Crumble the feta cheese into the pasta, taste and season it with salt and black pepper.
  7.  To serve slice a ripe avocado over the top and garnish with fresh rocket leaves.

Hints & Tips

Typical Nutritional Information (ready-to-eat) Per 100g Per serving (238g)
     
Energy (kJ) 721 1735.02
Total protein (g) 11.80 28.08
Carbohydrate (g) 15.77 37.53
Total fat (g) 7.34 17.42
of which: Saturated fat (g) 2.80 6.66
     Trans fat (g) 0.02 0.05
     Mono-unsaturated fat (g) 2.98 7.09
     Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0.96 2.28
Cholesterol (mg) 33 78.54
Dietary Fibre (g) 3.2 7.62
Total Sodium (mg) 246 585.48