Spicy Chicken Penne Pasta Recipe

An easy way to make flavorful penne pasta with ground chicken in red sauce. This spicy chicken penne pasta recipe can make a perfect dinner for you tonight to wow your friend, family, and relatives. This penne pasta recipe with red sauce teaches you how to easily make one in a simple way that you can at your home. Do not forget to comment on how it turns out for you. I am sure you are going to love it! Enjoy!


1 pound of ground chicken
3 cups of penne pasta (boil with pinch of salt)
2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil x 2
1 cup of chopped onion
1/3 cup of chopped red bell pepper
4 cloves of garlic, minced
8 ounce of tomato sauce
1/2 cup of water
1 cup of pasta water
2 pinch of salt x 2
2 pinch of fresh ground black pepper x 2
1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes (1/2 if you prefer less spicy)
1 teaspoon of cumin powder
1 teaspoon of Italian herbs
1 tablespoon of butter
1/3 cup of cilantro Parmesan cheese to garnish

  1. Boil penne pasta as per instruction on the packet.
  2. Heat a 12 inch nonstick skillet over medium. Add oil, ground chicken, salt, pepper. Stir fry until light brown. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. On the same skillet, heat oil, add onion, red pepper, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir-fry for couple of minutes.
  4. Add red chili flakes, cumin powder, Italian herbs. Stir and add tomato sauce with little water. 
  5. Add pasta water and let it simmer for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add 1 tbsp of butter, ground chicken and penne pasta. 
  7. Stir and garnish with cilantro and grate some parmesan cheese on top. Serve hot.
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