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Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Simple Chicken Alfredo pasta is a go-to dinner with creamy sauce and sautéed chicken. It's a one-pot meal that the whole family will enjoy!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil extra-virgin
  • 2 chicken breasts skinless, boneless
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth low-sodium
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 8-12 ounces fettuccine
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • parsley for garnish, optional


  • Add oil to a large skillet and heat on medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and cook on a skillet until cooked through (about 7-8 minutes per side).
  • Let the chicken rest for about 10 minutes and then slice - set aside.
  • Make your alfredo sauce by adding milk, broth, and garlic to the skillet. Add salt and pepper and bring to a simmer.
  • Add dry fettuccine noodles to the sauce making sure to stir often for about 3 minutes. Cook the noodles for 8 additional minutes.
  • Add the heavy cream and Parmesan to the sauce and stir until combined. Simmer for a few additional minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Stir in chicken and serve or add noodles to a plate and add sliced chicken on top. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and/or additional Parmesan cheese. 



Calories: 671kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 186mg | Sodium: 917mg | Potassium: 793mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 452mg | Iron: 1.9mg