Barilla® Chickpea Rotini with Jerk Chicken, Peppers & Tomatoes

Barilla Chickpea Rotini pasta package

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Barilla Chickpea Rotini

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Ingredients 4 Servings

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Chickpea Rotini
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Jerk seasoning
  • ½ pound chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 green bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 plum tomato, small dice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, garlic, and jerk seasoning to chicken. Marinate from 30 minutes to overnight.
  • In a skillet with 1 tablespoon of olive oil sauté chicken on both sides for 6-7 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, set aside.
  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions, reserving ½ cup of pasta cooking water.
  • In the same skillet add remaining olive oil over high heat, add peppers, season with salt and pepper, sauté 2 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes and chicken, cook for 2 more minutes, and add ½ cup pasta cooking water.
  • Drain pasta, toss with peppers over high heat, season and remove from the heat. Garnish with green onion and cilantro.
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