Marry Me Pasta: A Recipe Made for Love


Marry Me Pasta is a delightful and romantic dish that combines the flavours of tender chicken, pasta, and a savoury sauce. This recipe is perfect for those special moments when you want to show someone just how much you care. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two or a cozy night in, Marry Me Pasta is sure to impress.

Marry Me Chicken Recipe with Pasta

Flavourful and Succulent Chicken

  • Tender chicken breast marinated in a blend of aromatic herbs and spices.
  • Grilled to perfection, adding a smoky and charred flavour to the dish.
  • The juicy chicken pairs perfectly with the pasta, creating a harmonious blend of textures.

Al dente Pasta Perfection

  • Cooked to a perfect al dente, giving a satisfying bite to every mouthful.
  • The pasta serves as a reliable and comforting base for the dish.
  • Its subtle flavours enhance the overall taste of the Marry Me Pasta.

Heavenly Sauce

  • A velvety sauce made from a delightful combination of garlic, olive oil, heavy cream and rich sun dried tomato.
  • Its richness and creaminess complement the chicken and pasta, creating a luxurious and indulgent taste, just add red pepper flakes to bring additional heat.
  • The sauce coats each ingredient, ensuring that every bite is filled with pure gastronomic pleasure, add sprinkle of Italian seasoning to further elevate the flavour.

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Chicken pasta titled 'Marry Me' in a bowl, garnished with Parmesan cheese and slow-roasted cherry tomatoes.

Marry Me Chicken and Pasta

The combination of the tender marry me chicken with creamy sauce over pasta truly elevates this dish to new heights. The marriage of flavours and textures creates a symphony for the palate that is simply unforgettable. This dish is not just about the food, but also about the love and thoughtfulness that goes into its preparation.

Marry Me Spaghetti

For a classic twist on the Marry Me Pasta recipe, you can substitute spaghetti for the usual pasta. The thin, long strands of spaghetti entwine effortlessly with the marry me chicken, creating a dish that is as visually pleasing as it is delicious.

Marry Chicken Pasta

The marry chicken pasta is a delightful variation of the Marry Me Pasta recipe. By replacing the chicken breast with shredded chicken, the flavours meld together in a different way. The tender strands of chicken intermingle with the pasta, creating a dish that is rich and satisfying.

Marry Me Chicken Over Pasta

This version of the Marry Me Pasta recipe takes it to the next level by placing the succulent marry me chicken on top of the pasta. The combination of the juicy chicken and perfectly cooked pasta is a match made in culinary heaven. The flavours meld together, creating a dish that is both delightful and visually stunning.

No matter how you choose to prepare the Marry Me Pasta, one thing is certain: it is a recipe made for love. The combination of tender chicken, flavourful pasta, and a heavenly sauce creates a dish that is truly unforgettable. So, why not surprise your loved one with Marry Me Pasta tonight? It’s guaranteed to make any occasion extra special.

Garnish and Presentation

To truly make Marry Me Pasta a dish that is made for love, it’s important to pay attention to the garnish and presentation. Here are some ideas to make your dish look as beautiful as it tastes:

  • Fresh Herbs: Sprinkle some freshly chopped herbs, such as fresh basil leaves or parsley, over the dish before serving. Not only will it add a pop of colour, but it will also give a refreshing aroma to the whole meal.
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese: A generous sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese on top of the Marry Me Pasta adds a delightful nutty and salty flavour. It also gives the dish a touch of elegance and sophistication.
  • Homemade sundried tomatoes: Recipe includes information how to prepare them at home, looks and tastes fantastic!

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Marry Me Pasta: A Recipe Made for Love

Check out my easy and quick recipe for Marry Me Pasta with Chicken, a dish that is sure to steal your heart!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 712kcal
Author: Chef Lukasz

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  • 3 Chicken breasts - medium-sized, each breast sliced into cutlets
  • 3.5 oz Plain flour - (100g)
  • 12 Cherry tomatoes - halved
  • 5.3 oz Sun dried tomatoes - (150g) finely diced
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil - (you can use olive oil from the sun-dried tomatoes)
  • 1 oz Butter - (30g)
  • 4 Garlic cloves - finely diced
  • 0.21 quarts Vegetable stock - (200ml)
  • 0.31 quarts Heavy cream - (300ml) double cream
  • 1 oz Parmesan cheese - (plus an additional 10g for garnish)
  • 1 tsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 handful Basil leaves - for garnish
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes - (optional for heat)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black Pepper - to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 140C (284F) and place sliced cherry tomatoes on the tray. Drizzle them with olive oil, salt and black pepper. Slow-roast for 45 minutes.
    Freshly sliced cherry tomatoes arranged on a baking tray ready for roasting.
  • Season sliced chicken breasts with salt and coat them in plain flour. Place the chicken on a plate, do not to stack the slices, as they may stick together.
    Raw chicken breasts evenly coated in flour, ready for pan-frying.
  • In a frying pan, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Once the butter has melted, pan-fry the chicken breasts until both sides are golden brown. You may need to do this in few batches. Transfer the cooked chicken to a plate and cover it with another plate to keep it warm.
    Golden-browned chicken breasts sizzling in a skillet, showcasing the perfect pan-frying technique.
  • In the same pan add diced garlic and sauté for one minute. Next add vegetable stock and stir to remove any bits stuck to the pan.
    Sautéed garlic cloves turning golden brown in a skillet.
  • Add heavy cream and parmesan cheese, then simmer for 2 minutes. Mix in 1 tsp of tomato puree, and season with oregano and chilli
    Close-up of creamy Marry Me Chicken sauce with hints of sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan, and fresh herbs.
  • Add chopped sun-dried tomatoes and return chicken to the pan, continue to simmer until the sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Garnish the dish with semi-dried cherry tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese. Serve with pasta, rice, pearl barley or boiled potatoes. Enjoy!
    Merry Me Chicken dish adorned with slow-roasted cherry tomatoes and fresh basil leaves, close-up shot.


  • Choosing the Chicken: Opt for high-quality chicken breasts that are firm, plump, and free from any signs of spoilage.
  • Reheating Tips: To reheat the chicken, gently warm it in a frying pan with a splash of water to maintain the sauce’s integrity. It’s advisable to avoid microwaving, as it might cause the sauce to separate.
  • Serving Style: For an added romantic touch, select smaller chicken breasts and carve them into a butterfly cut, which gives a heart-like shape.
  • Wine Pairing: Enhance the flavour of Marry Me Chicken with a glass of red wine, such as Merlot or Pinot Noir, or a white like Chardonnay.
  • Temperature: Remember to always use a food thermometer to ensure that the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 74C (165°F) to ensure that it’s fully cooked and safe to eat


Serving: 350g | Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 39g | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g

FAQ for Merry Me Chicken Recipe:

  • Merry Me Chicken Thighs? Yes you can use Chicken Thighs to prepare this Merry Me Recipe just extend cooking time accordingly!
Merry Me Chicken pasta in the bowl.

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