Berbere Chicken Pasta

Berbere Chicken Pasta

Cook time - 25 mins

Perp time - 10 mins

This easy dish was inspired by the wonderfully fragrant and out right flavourful staple Ethiopian spice - Berbere. Berbere forms a complex, aromatic and citrusy flavours with sweet undertones which is versatile enough and is perfect for a quick pasta dish. 


  • 2 sliced breast fillets
  • 2¬†table spoons¬†of BIG BANG! Berbere spice blend¬†
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil¬†
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes / or the equivalent in fresh tomatoes¬†
  • Salt to taste
  • Handful of sugar snaps
  • Handful of mushrooms¬†
  • 2¬†medium sized pans


  • Boil water, salt and olive oil in a pan until it comes to boil and add the pasta.
  • Prepare the chicken by sprinkling the¬†BIG BANG! Berbere spice blend and some salt onto the chicken. Mix very well with a wooden spoon and keep to one side while you prepare the other ingredients.
  • Add the onion to the pan and fry the onion in the oil until it becomes translucent.
  • Add the chicken slices and allow to cook on both sides to seal the spices in.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and some water
  • Add the ¬†BIG BANG! Berbere spice blend and some salt to taste. Give it a stir and cover the pan and simmer for about 25 minutes.
  • Just before it is ready, add the vegetables and cover for a few minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve.
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