Quick and easy recipe for this creamy and delicious dish!
Vodka is important in this recipe in that it acts as a binder. The acidity of the tomato sauce can actually cause the oil in the heavy cream to separate, but adding the vodka will allow it to remain mixed together. Not only that, but the vodka helps amplify the flavor in the sauce making this creamy and delicious recipe a must try!
Sauté the chicken with the garlic and onion and then pour in the vodka. Cook for a few minutes, allowing the alcohol to evaporate. Pour in the tomato passata and let simmer for about ten minutes.
Add in the heavy cream and cook for a couple of minutes. Mix in the penne and top of with a sprinkle of freshly grated pecorino cheese and parsley and enjoy!