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Easy to make Lemon Chicken Pasta, in a big white bowl, on a green napkin, with fresh lemons
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4.11 from 19 votes

Lemon Chicken Pasta

Lemon chicken pasta, a fantastic pasta dish stuffed with delicious lemon chicken, great herbs, garlic, and more.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon chicken pasta, lemon chicken pasta recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 2728kcal
Author: Rachael


Chicken and Sauce

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp parsley
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary


  • 1 lb dried penne


  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • optional: fresh rosemary and lemon slices for garnish


  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, until al dente. Drain well.
  • Meanwhile, place chicken between two sheets of plastic wrap, and using a meat mallet, pound chicken until even thickness
  • Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Put butter in a large skillet, and turn on to medium heat.
  • Cook chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • To same skillet add broth, lemon juice, honey, minced garlic, and herbs
  • Whisk sauce together, and cook until it starts to reduce.
  • Slice chicken and add chicken back into pan, along with cooked penne, ad coat with sauce cook until sauce is reduced to desired thickness.
  • Sprinkle in chopped parsley. Add more lemon juice if desired and mix.Serve with fresh cracked pepper, lemon, parmesan cheese, and fresh rosemary as garnish if desired.


Calories: 2728kcal | Carbohydrates: 365g | Protein: 168g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 402mg | Sodium: 1686mg | Potassium: 2919mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 3130IU | Vitamin C: 62.6mg | Calcium: 561mg | Iron: 9.1mg