Friday, October 5, 2012

bacon broccoli pasta

I was having one of those lazy days, my husband stepped in and cooked dinner for us!  He did a great job with this dish and even our little girl loved it. It's great to have a husband who can cook. :)


Rotini or Penne Pasta - 3 cups (dry)
Broccoli - 1 head
Bacon - 6 slices
Chicken - 1 breast
Garlic - 2 cloves (minced)
Onion - 1 small (sliced) 

[Chicken marinade]
Soy sauce - 2 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Red chili peppers - 2 tsp

Salt & Pepper -to season
Chili pepper - 1 tsp


  1. Prepare pasta according to the package. 
  2. Cook bacon until crispy (or your preference). Save the bacon fat.
  3. Blanch broccoli for 2 minutes in boiling water. 
  4. Slice the chicken. Marinade chicken and set it aside for 15-20 minutes. 


  1. In a wok, heat the bacon fat. Fry garlic and onion until fragrant (about 3-5 minutes). 
  2. Add in chicken and fry for another 3-5 minutes. 
  3. Put back the bacon in the wok, together with blanched broccoli.
  4. Combine pasta in. Add in salt, pepper and chili pepper.


  1. This dish has everything you need to keep you healthy. :) Yay for one dish wonders.
Thank you for making us dinner!


  1. Yes you are lucky to have a husband who can cook!

  2. Wearing sweaters already? It's still warm enough to wear shorts and T-shirt here. Hehehehe. Miss you guys!! Show us more photos of your new place. Looks really nice!

  3. I'm not sure if it's healthy, but it sure tasted good!