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6.Chicken with Creamy Bacon Penne

A rich and luxurious meal that took less than 30 minutes from prep to serving!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Servings 2 people


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil.
  • 2 Boneless skinless chicken breasts.
  • 100 grams Smoked lardon (chopped bacon)
  • 4 tbsp Dry white wine.
  • 100 g Frozen petits pois (small peas).
  • 5 tbsp of double cream.
  • 220 g Packet of 8oz cooked penne (put a knob of butter on it while it waits).


  • In a deep non-stick frying pan, heat the oil and add the lardons.
  • Add the chicken breasts into the pan and scatteraround the lardons.
  • Cook contents in pan over a high heat for 4 minutes, while you get together the other ingredients.
  • Turn the chicken breasts over in the frying pan,give the lardons a stir, then pour the wine over it all and let it bubble overa high heat until it looks like its evaporating. Now move quickly because youstill want to keep some sauce.
  • Add the petit pois, cream and penne pasta,season, then stir well.
  • Cover the pan with a lid place slightly to the side to let the steam out.
  • Cook for 4 more minutes until the chicken iscooked all the way through. Serve straight away.