Putting the Stereotypical Notion of a Tightwad on its Tush

Tightwad Meal: Chicken Scampi

This week’s tightwad meal can easily feed 4-6. It’s my cheap, fast version of shrimp scampi.

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast – $2.99/lb.
Red, Yellow, Green Pepper – All three for $3.99
Onion – $1
Pasta – $0.99
Butter – Negligible/Pantry
Garlic Powder – Negligible/Pantry
Salt & Pepper – Negligible/Pantry
White Wine – Optional
Parmesan – Optional
Dice 1/2 onion, red, yellow, and green peppers.
Slice Chicken into 1/2 inch strips.
Start water boiling for pasta.
Sautee the onion and peppers until golden brown.
Add butter and garlic.
Add chicken and continue to sautee.
Add more butter, garlic, and optional white wine to create sauce.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drain pasta and serve.
Enjoy!

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