easy healthy chilli chicken pasta recipe

Chilli Chicken Pasta Recipe

By Health Promotion Board

Serves: 4

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 25 mins


  • 300g uncooked wholegrain pasta

  • 3 fresh ears of sweet corn or 1½ cup frozen corn

  • 2 sticks of celery, diced or chopped

  • 1 tbsp olive or canola oil

  • 400g lean chicken breast

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 1 tsp low-sodium chicken seasoning

  • ½ tsp pepper

  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced

  • Lime halves

  • Fresh parsley

For the dressing

  • 1½ tbsp olive or canola oil

  • ½ tsp chilli powder

  • 3 tbsp lime or lemon juice


  1. Cook pasta according to pasta package directions together with the corn and celery in lightly salted water. Drain in colander and rinse with cold water until cool.

  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp chicken seasoning and pepper.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan, cook chicken over medium heat for 7–10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  4. In a screw-top jar, combine oil, chilli powder and the lime juice and shake to combine.

  5. Divide chicken, corn, celery, tomatoes and pasta on 4 dinner plates. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle lightly with pepper. Serve with lime and parsley.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

Energy: 466kcal
Protein: 35g
Total fat: 5.5g
Carbohydrates: 76g
Dietary fibre: 7.3g

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