How to Make Chicken Cavatappi

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How to Make Chicken Cavatappi Recipe
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Boil water and cook Cavatappi pasta for 10 minutes.

Boil water and cook Cavatappi pasta for 10 minutes.

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Drain water and set aside.

Drain water and set aside.

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3
Heat oil over medium heat in a wok or pan.

Heat oil over medium heat in a wok or pan.

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Add cubed chicken and coat with salt and pepper.

Add cubed chicken and coat with salt and pepper.

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Add a little bit of lemon juice.

Add a little bit of lemon juice.

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Continue cooking chicken until all liquid is absorbed and chicken starts to brown.

Continue cooking chicken until all liquid is absorbed and chicken starts to brown.

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Remove chicken from pan and set aside, covering with foil to retain heat.  Add butter to wok or pan.

Remove chicken from pan and set aside, covering with foil to retain heat. Add butter to wok or pan.

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Add chopped onions and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.  Do not let onions burn, you just want them a little soft.

Add chopped onions and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly. Do not let onions burn, you just want them a little soft.

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Add heavy cream and stir.

Add heavy cream and stir.

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Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat.  Liquid will evaporate quickly, so when it starts to become smaller and thicker, be ready to add in everything else.

Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat. Liquid will evaporate quickly, so when it starts to become smaller and thicker, be ready to add in everything else.

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It helps to have everything ready to go so you can add items quickly.

It helps to have everything ready to go so you can add items quickly.

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Don't forget about the chicken you set aside, too!

Don't forget about the chicken you set aside, too!

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Mix pasta, basil, Parmesan cheese and chicken in onion/cream mixture and stir well.  Serve and enjoy!

Mix pasta, basil, Parmesan cheese and chicken in onion/cream mixture and stir well. Serve and enjoy!

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