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Grilled Chicken with Lemon Basil Pasta

Grilled Chicken with Lemon Basil Pasta
I have another lemon pasta recipe on this site, and it’s always been a summertime favorite of mine. If you haven’t traveled to the land of mixing lemon and pasta, it can seem a little foreign at first. But the fact is, it’s a dreamy and delicious pairing that knocks my socks off every time. I added some grilled chicken to the top of this pasta dish at the end…but the grilled chicken is really secondary. It’s the pasta here—a creamy concoction of lemon, cream, and basil—that deserves top billing. I’d pounded some chicken breasts until they were uniform thickness, then marinated them for about 24 hours in the following concoction: Olive oil Juice of four lemons Dijon A tiny bit of honey A dash of salt Grill ‘em up, set ‘em aside and kept ‘em warm. Boil some pasta. Oh, you didn’t know penne was my life? Penne. This is important: When you drain the pasta (cook until al dente), be sure to reserve a good cup of the hot pasta water. You’ll need another four lemons and a bunch of basil. Ingredients

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