Chicken and Cavatappi a La Vodka

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  1. Marinate the chicken: Put the chicken breast in a bowl and cover with Italian fressing, rosemary, and garlic. Marinate for a couple hours in the fridge.
  2. Make sauce: In a pot large enough to hold the entire recipe, saute garlic, onions, mushrooms and herbs until vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Add bouillon and stir well.
  4. Add vodka and cook a minute, then add white wine and reduce for another minute.
  5. Stir in paprika and tomato paste and cook 5 minutes.
  6. Add diced tomatoes with juice and simmer 10 minutes.
  7. Add heavy cream, stir well and simmer 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and reserve for chicken.
  9. Final play: Cook the pasta al dente and drain.
  10. Remove chicken from marinade and grill or broil 10 minutes per side. Let cool a bit and cut into 1" strips.
  11. Add pasta and chicken to sauce pot and combine well.
  12. Top each portion with Parmesan and basil and serve with garlic bread.

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