Pasta Portofino

Pasta Portofino

This delicious but easy dish brings together the flavours of chicken and shrimp. Served in a rich, creamy white wine sauce, this decadent dish is perfect for special occasions and casual entertaining.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1/2 lb (0.3 kg) boneless chicken, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
  • 4 shallots, chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 lb (0.3 kg) shrimp, fresh or frozen
  • 4 oz (115 g) snow peas
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35% (whipping) cream
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) thyme, dried
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) pepper
  • 1 tomato(es), peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups (500 mL) pasta shells
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  1. In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook shallots and mushrooms in oil for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 2 to 3 minutes until shrimps are pink. With slotted spoon, remove mixture from skillet and set aside.

  2. Cook chicken in same skillet for 5 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165°F (74°C). Add snow peas and cook 3 to 4 minutes. Return shrimp mixture to skillet.

  3. Stir in wine, deglazing the pan. Stir in whipping cream, salt, thyme, pepper and tomato.

  4. Simmer sauce about 5 minutes until slightly thickened.

  5. Cook pasta according to package directions. Spoon sauce over cooked pasta and top with lots of Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 310 g serving Amount
  • Calories 500
  • Protein 33 g
  • Fat 19 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbohydrate 46 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Cholesterol 155 mg
  • Sodium 430 mg
  • Per 310 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 18
  • Calcium 8
  • Iron 25
  • Vitamin A 20
  • Vitamin C 40
  • Vitamin B6 30
  • Vitamin B12 47
  • Folate 79
  • Magnesium 32
  • Zinc 33

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