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BBQ CHicken Penne Skillet |

Barbecue Chicken and Penne Skillet

  • Author: Laura


Units Scale
  • 1 package (16 ounces) penne pasta
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 container (18 ounces) refrigerated fully cooked barbecued shredded chicken or 3 cups leftover shredded bbq chicken
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained (like Rotel)
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 11/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 chopped green onions


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in butter and oil until tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute. Stir in the chicken, tomatoes, roasted red pepper, broth, cumin, pepper and salt; heat through.
  2. Drain pasta. Add pasta and cheese to chicken mixture. Sprinkle with green onions. Serves 6-8.
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