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!
- 2 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin
- 2 chicken breasts skinless, boneless
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth low-sodium
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 8-12 oz. fettuccine
- 1/2 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