Lemon Chicken Pasta

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus extra for garnish
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
  • Thin lemon slices for garnish


  1. Cook pasta in heavily salted water until done. Reserve one cup pasta water and drain.
  2. Meantime, heat butter in large skillet over medium heat until melted. Add chicken and stir for 1-2 minutes until heated through.
  3. Stir in herbs and lemon juice.
  4. Add pasta and cheese to chicken mixture and toss. Add just enough pasta water to form a light sauce.
  5. Divide among plates, garnish with extra herbs, cheese and lemon slices and serve.