Spaghetti with Chicken Sauce2012-08-23
- Servings : 4
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 30m
- Ready In : 40m
Spaghetti with chicken sauce.Cooked Italian spaghetti served with delicious homemade chicken sauce.
- 2 thick rashers of streaky bacon
- 12 oz (360 g) boned chicken breasts
- 2 oz (60 g) butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound (480 g) ripe tomatoes
- 1 garlic clove
- 2 tablespoons tomato purée
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 pint (150 ml) dry white wine
- 12 oz (360 g) uncooked spaghetti
- 1 oz (30 g) chopped almonds
Derind and dice bacon. Wipe and trim the chicken,discarding skin. Cut the meat into medium strips.
Heat half the butter and the oil in a flameproof casserole,add the bacon and chicken and fry for 5 minutes until browned all over. Blanch,peel and chop the tomatoes. Add to the pan with peeled and crushed garlic,tomato purée,sugar and salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add the wine and bring to the boil,stirring. Reduce the heat,cover the pan tightly and simmer for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile,cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water until just tender. Drain in a colander.
Melt remaining butter in the saucepan,add the chopped almonds and fry over a high heat until golden. Return the spaghetti to the pan with half the tomato chicken sauce,toss lightly and adjust seasoning to taste. Place spaghetti with chicken sauce in a warmed serving dish. Season remaining sauce,pour into warmed saucepan and serve separately.
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