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Adding chicken to a pasta dish -- how to?

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Adding chicken to a pasta dish -- how to?

classact2575 | Jul 27, 2011 10:57 AM

Hi everyone-
Newbie here. :) I have a recipe from CookingLight that I *love* -- it's called Farafelle with Creamy Mushroom sauce, and it's absolutely delicious. (link here: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/farfa...

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Since pasta = carbs and not much protein, I usually end up adding chicken to the recipe. I've cut up chicken tenders and sauteed them with the onions/shallots, but inevitably the chicken never really picks up much flavor and tends to be dry in the final product. I might be overcooking the chicken, but it's difficult to test each bite-sized piece to see if they're cooked all the way through. :)

Any suggestions on how to cook the chicken so it actually tastes decent and doesn't dry out?

Thanks!

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