Chicken with Pancetta and White Wine

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For those dark and stormy nights after a hard day at work, there is nothing that beats this dish. Pasta, chicken and veggies all in one dish.

Modified from: Penne with Pancetta, Chicken, and White Wine

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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  1. Rinse and dry chicken, then shake in flour mixture
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. brown chicken medallions slowly. After a few minutes add the butter. Remove chicken when cooked through, about 15 minutes (if medallions are thick as mine)
  3. While chicken is cooking, cut up vegetables
  4. Stir in pancetta, and cook until browned. Remove to paper towels.
  5. Return skillet to medium heat and stir in onion, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in mushrooms. Cook until they begin to give off juices.
  6. Turn the heat up to medium high, and pour in wine. Cook about 3 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to medium low. Stir in peas, cherry tomatoes, and spinach. Flake in tuna, drizzle in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine, and cook until warmed through.
  8. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook penne until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and stir into tuna mixture. Top with freshly grated Parmesan.


This is a really good comfort dish to make for your wife and enjoyed by candlelight.