Pesto Pasta with Garlic Chicken

After making the pesto I'm now in love with the fresh flavours it imparts so i tried making pasta with lovely fragrant pesto sauce.I added garlic chicken and some sauteed mushrooms which enhanced the flavours.
My hubby is now a fan of this yummy pesto pasta.

 250 gms pasta(i used elbow macaroni)
  200 gms chicken breast
6-7 garlic cloves minced 
1/2 cup pesto sauce
2 tbsp milk/cream
6-8 mushrooms boiled
1 tsp red chilli flakes
1 tsp oregano
1.5 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp butter
3-4 garlic chopped
salt and pepper to taste.

Wash the chicken and marinate with salt,pepper minced garlic for about 20 minutes.
Shallow fry the chicken and shred to pieces.
In the same oil which you fried chciken saute the mushrooms for a minute.
Boil the pasta with salt and water  and  1 tsp oil till al dente and drain all the water.
Heat oil and butter add the chopped garlic saute for some time.
Then add the sliced mushrooms ,Chicken,pesto sauce fry on medium heat for 5 minutes.
Then add the  pasta mix in oregano and chilli flakes well then add the milk .
Season it with some  pepper and salt if needed .
Serve immediately.

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