PREP TIME : 10 minutes  |  COOK TIME : 20 minutes  |  TOTAL TIME : 30 minutes  |  SERVINGS : 6  |  CALORIES : 596KCAL

This spicy chicken riggies (rigatoni) is a true comfort food – warm, hearty and brings the whole family to the dinner table. Quick & easy too!


  • 16 oz gluten free rigatoni
  • 1.5 lbs chicken boneless, skinless breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 pickled hot cherry peppers, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil, for garnish


  1. Boil rigatoni pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Season chicken with salt, black pepper, garlic, and paprika. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, and cook chicken until cooked through, about 6-7 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  3. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp olive in the same skillet, and add sliced bell peppers, cherry peppers, onion, and garlic. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook for 4-5 minutes until vegetables have softened.
  4. Add cooked chicken, cooked pasta, pasta sauce, heavy whipping cream to the skillet and toss to combine. Add some red pepper flakes if you want to make it
  5. Serve topped with chopped fresh basil and parmesan cheese. Enjoy!


Serving: 274g | Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 1069mg | Potassium: 1054mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1695IU | Vitamin C: 36.5mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 2.8mg

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