Chicken Tikka Penne Pasta

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Prep Time

10 min

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Cook Time

15 min

A simple twist on an Italian dish! Quick and easy to make and full of aromatic spices. Tikka Masala Curry Spice Paste brings this dish together for a delicious main or side.

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  • 4 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 cup Patak’s® Tikka Masala Curry Spice Paste
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • ½ yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 1 jar tomato sauce for pasta
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 3 ½ cups cooked penne
  • 2 cups arugula, chopped
  • 1 tsp chives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olives, pitted and sliced
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pinch chile flakes
  • Parmesan, grated (garnish)


  1. Marinate the chicken in the Patak’s® Tikka Masala Curry Spice Paste for at least 20 min in the refrigerator. 
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add the garlic, peppers and onions. 
  3. Sauté for 2 min and add the marinated chicken. 
  4. Cook for about 5 min or until cooked through. 
  5. Add the red wine to deglaze the pan. 
  6. Pour the pasta sauce in the pan and add the basil. 
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and let simmer for 5 min. 
  8. Toss in the cooked pasta, arugula, chives and olives. 
  9. Season with salt and chile flakes. 
  10. Garnish with Parmesan.
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