Linguine with Chicken Scampi

Updated April 3, 2017
print This is a delicious chicken and pasta dish, made with lots of butter and garlic along with a little lemon juice and parsley. Serve this meal with a nice crusty loaf of bread and a tossed green salad.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes



  1. Cut the chicken into 1/2-inch cubes. Dip chicken in egg then roll in mixture of bread crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute chicken until golden brown. Remove chicken to warm platter.
  2. Wipe the skillet with paper towel.
  3. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in skillet. Add garlic, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; mix well. Toss chicken in sauce to coat.
  4. Spoon chicken and sauce over the hot cooked and drained linguine that has been tossed with 2 tablespoons butter.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley. Garnish with lemon wedges.
Serves 6. Recipe adapted from "Partners in the Kitchen"

Serves 6

Calories per serving: 688
Fat per serving: 23.2g
Note: calorie and fat count do not include oil which might be absorbed when frying


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