BBQ Chicken Pasta Skillet

A robust pasta like rotini holds up well in this hearty dish.

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 medium jalapeños, diced, seeds removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 3 cups Private Selection™ Italian Rotini
  • 2 1⁄2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups pulled roasted chicken (safe internal temp. 165°F)
  • 3⁄4 cup Private Selection™ Texas Inspired BBQ Sauce
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1⁄2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add onion and jalapeños; sauté 5–8 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add tomatoes and corn. Simmer on low for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pasta, chicken broth and barbecue sauce. Bring to a boil and cook uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Garnish with cheese, cilantro, green onion and avocado. Serve immediately, refrigerating any leftovers.