Article Contents

  • 1 Secrets of cooking pasta "al dente»
  • 2 pasta recipes with chicken in the oven
    • 2.1 with sour cream and cheese
    • 2.2 With vegetables
    • 2.3 mushroom

Secrets of cooking pasta "al dente»

for baking in the oven need to cook the pasta, as the Italians say, "al dente" ( "by heart"), that is a little hard to taste- they will still continue to stew in the oven.The following tips will help prevent them from sticking and turning into a homogeneous mass during cooking.

  • for baking in the oven, use durum pasta.
  • Observe correct proportions.Use when cooking principle "100-1000-10" - 100 grams of pasta need 1 liter of water and 10 grams of salt.
  • When cooking pasta immediately throw in salt and boiling water.
  • Do not cover the pan with a lid.
  • Do not rinse pasta under hot water.Do not cook a little longer
  • pasta.Subtract 3-4 minutes of cooking time indicated on the package and turn off the stove.

Cooks advise: to prevent the pasta sticking together will help a spoon

of vegetable oil added to the water.

Recipes pasta with chicken in the oven

with sour cream and cheese

unusually hearty and nutritious recipe for chicken with pasta in the oven, which will appeal particularly to men and children.Thanks cream sauce, marinade the chicken gets a special softness and tenderness.Cooks do not prohibit replace mayonnaise on sour cream, if necessary, but to prevent a change taste dishes, mayonnaise should consist of natural ingredients.

You will need:

  • chicken drumsticks - 700-800 g;
  • pasta - 700 grams;
  • onions - 1 pc .;
  • sunflower oil - 2 table.spoons;
  • hard cheese - 150 g;
  • cream average fat content - 4 table.spoons;
  • salt, black pepper.

Preparation

  1. Make the sauce: Put in a bowl of sour cream, chopped onion.The mixture add a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Washed and obsushennye bird shin send the sauce, marinade and leave for 15-20 minutes soaking.
  3. Put the leg in the fireproof dish with pre-heated oil, fry on low heat until light brown.
  4. In a separate saucepan, bring the pasta until half.
  5. Evenly place in the form of high-sided washed pasta, chicken and sauce.Add to the casserole a little water and put in a preheated 200 ° C oven for 25-30 minutes.
  6. At the end of the dish, sprinkle with grated cheese and herbs.

Cooks are allowed to use in a recipe instead of sour cream or mayonnaise, cream, but it should be borne in mind that the replacement of components will further increase the calories (140 kcal / 100 g).Macaroni in the oven with chicken and cheese would be appropriate as a daily meal, as well as an option for the gala dinners for family and guests.From

properly cooked pasta is not possible to recover - 100 grams of boiled noodles only 80 calories!If we restrict the addition of a dish light vegetable and fish appetizers, pasta can be consumed without harm to the figures.

With vegetables

pasta, oven baked chicken and vegetables - not only satisfying, but also healthy dish, which will provide the family with vitamins and microelements.So carrots enrich the body useful for the immune system with vitamins A and C, B vitamins, antioxidants, onion - sweet smells, organic acids and minerals.Evaporated during cooking vegetable juices form a sauce that makes the dish is extremely delicious.

You will need:

  • pasta - 0.5 kg;
  • chicken - 400 g;
  • onions - 1 pc .;
  • broccoli - 300 g;
  • carrots - 3 pcs .;
  • sour cream - 200 g;
  • Garlic - 1 tooth;
  • butter - 5-7 Art.l .;
  • pepper, dried herbs (basil, oregano), salt.

Preparation

  1. Boil in salted water bird fillet.
  2. Prepare the vegetables: carrots chop on a grater, onion cut into cubes, broccoli - small pieces.Garlic turn into a homogeneous mass.Next, send the vegetables to the pan and sauté for 10-15 minutes in butter.
  3. Separate the chicken and cut into small pieces.
  4. Put the bird in the pan to steamed vegetables.The resulting mass of salt, add pepper, arch herbs, stir and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the cream to the pan with a little water.All stir and cook fillets in sour cream sauce for 3-5 minutes.
  6. In salted water cook the pasta for 3-5 minutes less than directed on the package (they must be hardish).Rinse through a colander.
  7. Mix the pasta with the contents of the pan and place all into shape.Put the dish in the oven for 25-30 minutes, holding the temperature at about 180-200 ° C.The dish is ready!

vegetables in casserole Chicken with noodles in the oven can be replaced or supplemented by other taste - for example, bell peppers, tomatoes, green peas or eggplant.

instead of chicken for roasting with pasta can be used chicken breasts, previously cleaned from the bones, skin and fat.

Mushroom

casserole with chicken and pasta with mushrooms in the oven (tetratsini) is grateful to its name opera singer Louise Tetratsini, who lives in California, and when preparing a turkey, it is considered a traditional American dish.In our country tetratsini usually prepared with chicken, but it is not forbidden to replace the vegetables and seafood.

You will need:

  • chicken - 250 g;
  • pasta, noodles or horns - 250 g;
  • mushrooms - 10-15 pieces;
  • butter - 60-70 g;
  • parmesan cheese - 50 g;
  • chicken broth - 250 ml;
  • wine (white) - ¼ cup;
  • heavy cream - 3 tbsp.l .;
  • flour - 5 Art.l .;
  • salt and pepper.

Preparation

  1. Boil chicken.
  2. In a separate pan and cook the noodles and fresh mushrooms.
  3. Put butter on a heated pan and sprinkle in the flour to it.Add chicken broth, cream and wine.Salt and pepper.All boil over low heat until boiling.
  4. in dishes with meat sauce dip (a la carte pieces), vermicelli and mushrooms cut into halves.All Stir well and place in a form with oiled edges.
  5. cheese chop and sprinkle the surface of the casserole.Bake the horns with chicken in the oven for 25-30 minutes.The dish is ready when the cheese is melted.

Serve tetratsini flavored with fresh chopped parsley.If desired, the white wine while cooking without altering the flavor dishes can be replaced vermouth or sherry.

chicken with pasta in the oven - universal meat dish, cooking and impressive simplicity and elegance that every cook can change according to your taste, cook it in sour cream, vegetable, mushroom, tomato, cream or hot sauce.Experiment or use the classic recipes - either way you'll be happy and well fed!