Peri Peri Baked Chicken Pasta
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Peri-Peri sauce originates in Africa (with a Portuguese influence) and is traditionally a flavor that is spicy, garlicy, tangy, and lemony. Try this amazing pasta chicken bake and see for yourself!
1lb Crescent Foods chicken tenders
1lb preferred pasta noodles
1 Tbsp Garlic
1 Tbsp Oregano
5-6 Tbsp Peri Peri sauce
1 Cup Shredded mozzarella cheese
4 Tbsp Butter
4 Tbsp Flour
1 Cup Milk
Salt & Pepper
Red Pepper Flakes
Preheat oven to 375.
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions and set aside.
In a separate pan, marinate the chicken tenders with 1 Tbsp of Peri Peri sauce, salt and pepper, oregano and garlic. Cook the tenders until they are no longer pink.
In a saucepan, add butter, flour and mix for 30 seconds. Add the milk, salt and pepper and other seasonings and mix until a smooth paste is formed. The consistency should be smooth and not too thick.
In a large baking dish, layer the pasta, chicken, and white sauce mixture. Repeat until all ingredients are used up.
Top with shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.