Fast chicken and broccoli pasta

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Fast chicken and broccoli pasta
An easy and fast, healthy and delicious family meal.

350g pasta of choice

300g broccoli, cut into small florets

1 tbsp olive oil

3 large skinless boneless chicken fillets, cut into bite-sized chunks

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tbsp wholegrain mustard

Juice of 1 large or 2 small oranges

Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water according to the instructions.

Three minutes before the pasta is cooked, toss the broccoli into the cooking water and continue to boil.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok.

Tip in the chicken and fry, stirring until the chicken is cooked and golden, about 8-10 minutes.

Add the garlic in the last 2 minutes.

Mix the mustard with the orange juice in a small bowl.

Pour the mixture over the chicken, and simmer for a minute or two on a low heat.

Drain the pasta and broccoli, reserving 3 tablespoons of the cooking water.

Toss the pasta and broccoli together with the chicken, stir in the pasta water then season with salt and pepper before serving.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Cheese, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Garlic, Mustard

Recipe Type
Family Dinners, Healthy, Pasta/Noodles, Quick Meals

Level of Difficulty


Other recipes you may like

Hello Mama!
Help us help you by allowing us and our partners to remember your device in cookies to serve you personalized content and ads.

We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining.

Join us in our mission by consenting to the use of cookies and IP address recognition by us and our partners to serve you content (including ads) best suited to your interests, both here and around the web.

We promise never to share any other information that may be deemed personal unless you explicitly tell us it's ok.

If you want more info, see our privacy policy.