Spicy Adobo Pasta

October 12, 2020
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Photo by marvelous munch
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4 people
Author Notes

We have been killing it on the pasta game recently and this Spicy Adobo Pasta is one of our new favorites. Now, this pasta is not for the mild spice audience. This is a killer, but if you are like us and LOVE a good spicy dish, this is for you. We do add a bit of cheese on top to give it a nice creamy finish but don’t let disguise you from the heat, this dish packs a punch for sure. It is that heat that keeps you coming back though, even though the spice is high, you can’t stop from taking another bite or 15! Check out the recipe below! —marvelous munch

What You'll Need
  • Spicy Adobo Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/4 yellow onion diced
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 chillies in adobo
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • Pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts sliced or cubed
  • 1/4 yellow onion sliced
  • 1 bell pepper sliced
  • 1 package fettuccine
  • marscapone (for creaminess) or cojita cheese
  1. In a large sauce pan or pot add a tbsp oil over medium heat
  2. Once oil is up to heat, add the garlic and onion and cook 1-2 minutes
  3. Once fragrant add in the stewed tomatoes, tomato paste, and chicken broth
  4. Let simmer 2-3 minutes and add remainer of ingredients, bring to simmer and let cook 15 minutes
  5. In a pot boil water and cook pasta al dente
  6. In a saute pan add olive oil over medium head
  7. Add chicken to the pan and cook until just about done
  8. Add in the onion and peppers to the pan and continue to saute until chicken is 165° and veggies and cooked but still holds a little bit of a crunch
  9. Add the pasta, chicken, and veggies to the sauce and toss well until all ingredients are fully combined
  10. Plate the pasta and garnish with cheese. Add a spoonful of marscapone if you want to dial down the head and create a creaminess or cojita cheese if you want to keep the spice alive!

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