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crunchy chicken with creamy italian sauce & bowtie pasta

What’s for dinner? Crunchy Chicken with Creamy Italian Sauce & Bowtie Pasta perfect for busy weeknights.

Okay, we seem to be back online, but not sure for how long so I’ll make a quick post while I can!

This dish was full of “first times” for me. First, I have never done the corn flakes crust with any meat before and second, I’ve been wanting to try the Philadelphia Cooking Creme for quite some time now but could never justify doing so because all I thought about was calories, fat, and way too much cream. Well, I clearly threw that thought out the door and figured, you live once, so why not?

Everything turned out just wonderful. The pasta was flavorful, creamy, smooth, and rich while the chicken turned out perfect (if I do say so myself). The corn flakes really do give it a good crust and flavor. I like the texture too. It’s a great combination to top on pasta. Different than the regular breaded chicken everyone is used to. This is a great and easy alternative!

crunchy chicken recipe

Adapted from Jamie Cooks It Up!


  1. Amber Turner
    10/14/2012 at 9:42 pm

    Just made this tonight, with a few adjustments here and there but I love love lovedddd it :)

  2. Jen
    04/01/2013 at 12:45 pm

    Soo good!

  3. Heather
    05/07/2014 at 6:57 pm

    Where did you find the cooking cream? I can’t seem to find it any where! Please email me back thanks

    • Julie
      05/08/2014 at 8:16 am

      Unfortunately, I think they discontinued their cooking creams :(

      • Olga
        02/12/2016 at 4:34 pm

        What can I use instead of Philadelphia Italian Cheese & Herb Cooking Creme?

      • Julie
        02/14/2016 at 4:19 pm

        Hmm, good question. It was so long ago that I wrote this recipe and it stinks they have stopped selling that cooking cream! I would honestly use 1/2 a pack of cream cheese and add some parmesan to it along with some Italian seasoning.

  4. Hannah
    10/01/2014 at 4:05 pm

    Is this recipe 2 or 4 servings?

    • Julie
      10/01/2014 at 7:26 pm


  5. 03/11/2015 at 4:42 pm

    oooh Julie this sounds incredible! i will have to try it soon! thanks for sharing!

  6. Laura
    10/02/2015 at 11:57 am

    Just came across this recipe and noticed the cooking creme is no longer available, but found this on the Philadelphia site for how to substitute…

    • Julie
      10/02/2015 at 12:37 pm

      That’s awesome!! Thank you for sharing :)


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