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Classic Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

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Classic Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Recipe by Julia Pacheco
Course: Main, DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4-5

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

With a deliciously creamy sauce and perfectly seasoned chicken, Classic Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is everyone’s favorite pasta dish.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb fettuccine pasta

  • 1 lb chicken breast

  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • 2 cups + 3 tbsp chicken broth, divided

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 2 cups Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

  • 1 tbsp water

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil on the stove. Cook the fettuccine according to the package instructions. Once the pasta reaches your desired tenderness, strain and set aside.
  • Season the chicken on both sides with Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, and 1 tsp of salt.
  • To a large sauté pan over medium heat, add the oil. Once hot, add the chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is completely cooked through. Remove the chicken and set it aside, covered with aluminum foil to keep the chicken warm.
  • In the same pan you cooked the chicken in, add the minced garlic and 3 tablespoons of the chicken broth. Stir the garlic around and scrape the flavorful bits off the bottom of the pan. Add the remaining chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • Once simmering, stir in the heavy cream and heat for a few minutes. When the heavy cream starts to simmer, stir in the Parmesan cheese. Turn the heat to low and let the Parmesan melt, stirring occasionally.
  • Make the cornstarch slurry by stirring the cornstarch and water in a small bowl until smooth. Pour into the Alfredo sauce and let the sauce thicken.
  • Cut the cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces and add to the sauce. Serve over the fettuccine and enjoy.

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