Farfalle & Pan Fried Satay Chicken

They're all kinds of pasta available these days....round, flat, long, short, thin...even with shapes. You just name it! Farfalle is one of the really cute and beautifully shaped butterfly like pasta. Some even called it as "bow-tie pasta". If you're interested in making your own farfalle, please refer here or here for more awesome homemade pasta. I bet my homemade spaghetti sauce just terrific for this.

Ingredients for Farfalle :
500gm farfalle
5-6L water for boiling
1 tspn salt
2 slices lemon

Method :
(1) bring water to boil, then add in all the ingredients and let to boil over high heat untill tender without covering the top.
(2) drain the pasta without running through water once it's done.
(3) place them to a big bowl and stir in 2 tbsp spoon of corn oil/olive oil till well mixed. Set aside.)
* oil is to prevent them from sticking together.

Reheat the sauce, by using the homemade spaghetti sauce and then stir in farfalle pasta. Mix to combine and serve with the following pan fried satay chicken.

Ingredients for Pan Fried Satay Chicken :
500gm chicken fillet, sliced
4 shallots, minced
4 gloves garlic, minced
1 stalk lemongrass, sliced & minced
salt & pepper to taste
1 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tspn coriander powder
2 tspn curry powder
1 tspn cumin powder
1/2 tspn fennel powder
(marinade the meat with all the ingredients and set aside for an hour, then pan fry till golden brown and serve)

See, we can always enjoy satay chicken without grilling which is really time consuming. Just pan fried them. Don't worry, they taste as good.

A plate of perfect pasta shouldn't just dish out nude. A dash of ground parmesan cheese should work fabulously good. Enjoy!
pasta, noodle, italian,


  1. wow satay chicken with pasta, looks delicious. Can I have some for my midnight supper.

  2. You spice up bow-tie so well Kristy that I am drooling!

  3. WOW! A fusion meal, I would love to try some.. looks very delicious!

  4. These farfalle look amazing!! tempting..., gloria

  5. Dear Kristy, A grate sauce to dress the farfalle, a really great idea, I will note down. Thanks for your nice comments in my other blog!

  6. Dear friend Christy have prepared a delicacy I love well made, strong, rich and wonderful, love and big hugs.

  7. Farfalle is such a cute pasta :) And your satay is so full of beautiful flavors...beautiful!
    Hope you are having a great week

  8. Lovely recipe, I really like the farfalle. The new tiny ones are so adorable. Glad you didn't leave it nude. Looks wonderful dressed up.

  9. Love farfalle and the sauce looks delicious. Maybe will be better change my capeletti in brodo for capeletti and sauce

  10. That dish looks fantastic and filling and delicious! Yum!

  11. a lovely recipe. Much nicer than plain one

  12. Wow...I love this fusion styled pasta...satay with pasta mmmm wonderful ! Salivating now :)
    Kristy, miss chatting with you...been so busy with work and other activities :) Hope to catch up with you soon !


  13. already drooling just looking at the pictures.

  14. 啊....我看到了我很喜欢的蝴蝶结意面:P

  15. wow Satay chicken pasta? That looks so mouthwatering! What an unique pasta twist!

  16. That sounds really yummy, will give it a try. take care Diane

  17. i can imagine how delicious this is, i guess this is also a simpler way of making satay sauce for meat..

  18. Sounds like a great fusion dish! Nice!

  19. I love satay,I'll try this! Thanks for sharing:)

  20. What a comforting looking plate of pasta!
    *kisses* HH

  21. The satay chicken looks so yummy! I can imagine the lovely fragrant by the look of the combination of spices.

  22. Slurppp..Looks tempting & mouth watering.

  23. This farfalle is really cute!

  24. Amelia : haha... midnight supper is women killer!

    Sutapa : and salivating.... :o)

    Ann : Thank you!

    Emily : Thanks!

    Gloria : Thank you.

    Pamela : Hope you'll like it too!

    Rosita : ((hugs)) Thanks so much for your lovely words, dear! Most appreciate it.

    Alisha : Thanks. Hope you will love it too.

    Kim Bee : Hi there, welcome to my little space. I'm glad you like both the homemade sauce & pasta as well. Enjoy!

    Sylvia : Wow, what a compliment. Hope you will like it, dear.

    Sinful Sunday : Thank you very much. Do enjoy!

  25. Kathy : I bet you will like it too!

    Elin : Me too! Glad to see you around. Hope we'll be able to chat soon.

    Yuumy Bakes : Thank you!

    鱼鱼 : Yeap, they're really cute. Aren't they?

    Angie : Glad you like it too! If you're just living closer, I'll send you an invitation card. ha..

    Diane : Hoep you'll like it too!

    Lena : I hate grilling small items by using the oven. Very leceh! Pan fried is much faster.

    Jeannie : Thanks !

    Yummylittlecookes : You're welcome. Enjoy!

    HH : Wanna come over for diner????

    Zoe : Frankly, the satay selling out there is getting worst. Some even not well cooked and some don't even smell like one. Homemade can definitely fuel up my belly with the exact flavour I wanted.

    Divya : Thank you so much!

    Hayley : Yes, they are!

    Thank you everyone for visiting and spending your time here with me. It's such a great pleasure of seeing you ladies. Hope you're having a great time here as well.

    Enjoy your day.

    Cheers, Kristy

  26. Bow-tie pasta is one of my favorite pastas. We even have the mini ones here which are perfect for salads. Your pan fried satay looks great with the pasta!

  27. You know, I have made pan fried chicken satay many, many time, but I never thought to make it with pasta!! Brilliant!! My kids will LOVE this! Thanks for the inspiration :)

  28. oh my goodness this looks amazing! My family would love this:)

  29. I love how you have combined chicken satay with pasta - what a fantastic idea! It looks SO yummy. Thank you for sharing this excellent recipe with Let's Do Brunch. Hope you will join in again this week!

  30. 这味道很特别,我只用过茄汁来炒过这款 pasta.配上沙爹鸡不晓得味道如何?


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