Creamy PERi-PERi Chicken with Pasta

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  • Chicken
  • Mild
  • That’s stir-fried
  • That’s super quick

With a deliciously smooth flavour and just a hint of heat, this simple dish is perfect for a quick supper with friends or family. 

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  • 5 tsp Olive oil
  • 1 Red onion, peeled, halved and sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 500g Chicken fillets, thinly sliced
  • ¼ Cup (60ml) Nando’s PERi-PERi Sauce
  • 1 Cup (250ml) cream
  • 250g Oven-roasted cherry tomatoes
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 500g Cooked pasta, such as, fettuccini, tagliatelle or papparadelle


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or wide frying pan. Add the onion and fry for 3-4 minutes. Stir in the garlic and fry for 1 minute. 
  2. Add the chicken strips and stir fry on a high heat, for 3-5 minutes, to brown the chicken.
  3. Stir in the Nando’s PERi-PERi sauce and simmer for 1 minute, to reduce slightly.
  4. Stir in the cream and oven-roasted tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Ladle over pasta and serve.