Turmeric-Saffron Chicken Agile


PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 10 minutes

TOTAL TIME 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 318g
Servings: 6

Calories: 420

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat11.4g8%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar5g
Added Sugar0g 0%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 10%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 599mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Agile

ZENB Pasta Agile and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Gourmet Pasta Sauce tossed with veggies and chicken get a massive makeover with the addition of turmeric and saffron for a truly flavorful meal. This easy dinner can be prepared in under 30 minutes. It is an excellent source of protein and a good source of fiber. 


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3 strands saffron
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Pasta Agile
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ZENB Roasted Bell Pepper Gourmet Sauce
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro



Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt; add to skillet. Cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned.


Add peppers and green onions; cook 2-3 minutes until crisp-tender. Add garlic, turmeric and saffron; cook 30 seconds until fragrant.


Stir in broth, ZENB Pasta Agile and lemon juice. Top with peas; cover with lid. Cook 2 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Remove pan from heat; stir gently. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving.

Tasty Tips

Substitute 1/8 teaspoon finely grated fresh turmeric. Fresh turmeric is often sold in the produce section of Southeast Asian and Indian grocery stores.

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