5 from 7 votes

One Pot Garlic Chicken Pasta

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy garlic chicken pasta that's made in just 30 minutes in 1 pot on stovetop, using simple ingredients. It's creamy, cheesy and packed with flavor.

Servings: 5 Servings
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Calories: 775 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 pound Chicken Boneless, Cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely grated
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 4 cups Water Or use half chicken broth and half water
  • 16 oz Spaghetti Uncooked
  • 1/2 cup Cream cheese Full fat
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro or parsley Roughly chopped, For garnish


  1. In a non-stick pan, heat oil on medium heat.

  2. Add chicken, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

  3. Cook until chicken is golden brown.

  4. Add butter, ginger and garlic and cook on medium heat until fragrant. (Make sure not to burn the garlic and ginger).

  5. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, additional salt and pepper (if necessary), water and mix everything together. 

  6. Add spaghetti and mix again. 

  7. Cook without lid on medium heat until the water is almost evaporated. Make sure to stir often or else the pasta might stick to the pan.

  8. When pasta is almost cooked, add cream cheese and mix together. 

  9. Remove pan from the heat and sprinkle parmesan cheese on top. 

  10. Garnish with cilantro/ parsley and some lemon slices. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Garlic Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 775 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 340mg14%
Potassium 430mg12%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 785IU16%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 161mg16%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.