This easy chicken spaghetti recipe is made with cubed chicken breast that we will cook in a tomato sauce. We will then mix in some cooked spaghetti and trasfer it to a baking dish. We will top this with come cheese and bake it for a few minutes until the sauce is bubbling and the cheese melts. Absolute perfection.
This easy chicken spaghetti goes beautifully with a side salad and some garlic bread. It seems to taste better the following day and packs nicely for school and office lunches.
This is what you will need to make this easy chicken spaghetti recipe:
12 oz. cooked al-dente spaghetti
2 chicken breasts, diced into 1 inch pieces
2 white onions, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 cups chicken stock
4 bay leaves
Salt & Pepper
Heat a large skillet with some olive oil. Season the diced chicken generously with salt and pepper. Add the chicken to the pan and brown evenly on all sides. Remove from pan and set aside.
Clean the pan with a paper towel. add some more olive oil and heat. Add the chopped onions and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occcasionally, until onion is lightly browned. Add the garlic and mix well. Cook for one minute. Add the tomatoes and oregano. Dissolve the tomato paste in the chicken stock and add to the pan , along with the bay leaves.
Return the browned chicken to the skillet and bring to a soft simmer. Cook for 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix the cooked spaghetti with the chicken sauce. Place the spaghetti in an oven proof dish and cover with grated Parmesan cheese. Place in oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and serve. Enjoy!