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Golden Chicken Pasta | Healthy Angel Hair Chicken Pasta

Golden Chicken Pasta – This healthy angel hair golden chicken pasta is delicious, rich, and loaded with flavorful chicken breasts and creamy sauce perfect for your easy weeknight dinner.

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What is Golden Chicken Pasta?

Golden chicken pasta isn’t one specific dish, but a combination of creamy, cheesy pasta recipes with tender chicken pieces.

Creamy Sauce – The base is usually a combination of broth, cream cheese, and sour cream which creates a creamy sauce.

Golden – The “golden” comes from the use of ingredients like chicken broth, turmeric, or mustard, adding a warm color.

Tender Chicken – Diced, shredded, or grilled, the chicken is cooked to perfection and simmered in a creamy sauce.

Flavorful Variations – Add mushrooms, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, or a variety of cheeses to your liking.

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Angel Golden Chicken Pasta – Tips

  • Don’t overcook the chicken – Check for the juicy, tender pieces, not dry and rubbery.
  • Use a whisk or immersion blender for a smooth sauce – This ensures a silky texture without lumps.
  • Adjust the seasonings to your taste – Add more herbs, spices, or cheese to personalize the flavor.
  • Reserve some pasta water – If the sauce seems too thick, add a tablespoon or two of pasta water to loosen it up.
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Healthy Golden Angel Hair Chicken Pasta – Variations

Spicy – Add a pinch of red pepper flakes or chopped chilies to the sauce for a kick.

Vegetarian – Swap the chicken for roasted vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, or eggplant.

Seafood – Use shrimp, scallops, or salmon instead of chicken.

Sun-dried Tomato – Add chopped sun-dried tomatoes and spinach for a Mediterranean flair.

Lemon – A squeeze of fresh lemon juice adds a touch of brightness.

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How to Serve This Angel Hair Chicken Pasta?

  • Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley for a finishing touch.
  • Crusty bread for dipping into the delicious sauce.
  • Pair it with a glass of crisp white wine or a refreshing glass of iced tea.

Angel Hair Chicken Pasta – FAQs

Is this healthy?

Use leaner chicken cuts, lower-fat cheeses, and whole-wheat pasta for a healthier version. You can also add vegetables like broccoli or zucchini for extra nutrients.

Can I make this ahead of time?

Absolutely! You can cook the chicken and sauce in advance and assemble the dish just before serving. It’s also freezer-friendly, making it a perfect meal prep option.

Yield: 6

Golden Chicken Pasta (Angel Hair)

golden chicken pasta

This healthy angel hair golden chicken pasta is delicious, rich, and loaded with flavorful chicken breasts and creamy sauce perfect for your easy weeknight dinner.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 6 chicken breasts, skinless boneless, halved
  • 1 (10.5 oz.) can of condensed golden mushroom soup
  • 1 pkg salad dressing mix dry
  • ¼ cup butter,
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 (16 oz.) pkg angel hair pasta
  • 4 ounces cream cheese with chives


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Single layer the chicken in the baking dish.
  3. Heat a pan, add butter, and once melted, stir in dressing mix, condensed soup, and wine.
  4. Add cream cheese and stir cook until heated through (Do not boil).
  5. Pour the sauce all over the chicken breasts and bake for about 50-60 minutes or until fully cooked.
  6. Meanwhile, heat a pot over high heat, add water, and cook pasta until tender and firm to eat for about 4-5 minutes. Drain water.
  7. On a serving plate, add the cooked pasta and then add the chicken and pour the creamy sauce on top.
  8. Enjoy immediately.

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 451Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 141mgSodium 943mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 1gSugar 5gProtein 43g

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