Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce Chicken Pasta

Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce and Pasta

Looking for tasty chicken breast recipes? Try this one skillet meal, chicken with creamy lemon caper sauce and pasta. I cooked this  complete pasta chicken dish using my favorite cast iron skillet (pre-seasoned, made in the USA)

Lemon Cream Chicken Pasta with Caper and Spinach
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2
  • 3 Chicken Breast Scapolini
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 5 cloves Garlic sliced
  • 1 medium Shallots sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoons Capers remove juice (use more capers in to your liking)
  • 1 cup Uncooked Spiral Pasta or Penne
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream ( I used Horizon Milk brand)
  • 1 3/4 cups Chicken Broth Low Sodium
  • 1-2 tablespoon Italian Seasoning dried
  • 1 Lemon Juiced. Add more according to your liking
  • 3 oz Spinach Leaves
  • Salt/Pepper to taste
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pan sear the chicken until golden brown on both sides for about 6-8 minutes per side. 

  3. Transfer the cooked chicken onto a plate. Set aside.

  4. Add 1 tablespoon butter into a skillet. Cook garlic and shallots until fragrant.

  5. Add heavy cream, chicken broth, lemon juice, capers and uncooked pasta. Stir until the pasta is completely covered with broth.

  6. Simmer on medium low heat for about 11 minutes or until pasta is tender. Add more chicken broth if more liquid is needed to cook the pasta.

  7. Once the pasta is cooked, add spinach into a skillet and keep stirring for about 1-2 minutes.

  8. Pour the chicken back into skillet...Stir for about 1-2 minutes.

  9. Serve immediately.

 Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce and Pasta

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1 Comment

  • Reply
    Maria Rose
    Nov 23, 2017 at 1:33 am

    I never heard about Chicken Pasta.But it is looking so Yummy and great Think is that it’s take only 30 minutes. Thanks for sharing.

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