Monday, February 13, 2012

Brown Butter Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Chicken. That was my inspiration for tonight's meal. I had two chicken breasts that I needed to use but I was lazy and tired and definitely not into trying a new recipe. But, I was determined. Eventually, I discovered a new food blog called How Sweet It Is and this recipe was on her home page - brown butter parmesan chicken linguine. YUM.

I have never made brown butter before, so that was what first intrigued me (yes, I know...who hasn't made brown butter?). I jumped up off the couch and instantly started pulling out ingredients. The only thing I lacked was the mushrooms and dry wine, but I improvised and it turned out pretty darn good. 

Making brown butter was a success! I just loved how Jessica from How Sweet It Is wrote this post because she made me so excited about something as simple as brown butter. Reading her post made me want to find as many dishes as I can with brown butter! :) 

Here was the photo that inspired me to make this dish: 
brown butter via How Sweet It Is
A quick look at the ingredients:
1.5-2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 medium sweet onion, sliced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
3/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 pound whole wheat pasta (preferably noodles)
2/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese + more for topping
fresh chopped parsley for topping
Check out her blog for other delicious recipes! 

1 comment:

  1. We had this for dinner last night and it was phenomenal! I love that we had all of the ingredients already and didn't have to make a run to the store. :)