Scampi Chicken Linguini

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Scampi Chicken Linguini

If you like pasta and chicken, this dish is a perfect combination of the two, with the addition of delicious California black olives.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon All purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted margarine, divided
  • 5 cloves Garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1/2 pound linguini pasta, cooked
  • 1 cup California Black Ripe Olives, whole, pitted
  • 1/4 cup Chopped basil

Preparation

1 Toss chicken with flour, salt and pepper and set aside.
2 Heat 1 tablespoon of margarine in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat.
3 Add chicken to pan and sauté for 2-3 minutes until golden.
4 Add garlic, lower heat to medium and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes, stirring as needed, until browned and cooked through.
5 Stir in lemon juice and remaining margarine, then toss with linguini, California Ripe Olives and basil.

Source: California Olive