Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Rich yet delicate in flavour.  Plus it includes the most important food groups out there: cheese, butter and cream.

Serves 1

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Feel free to omit the chicken and add shrimp or vegetables to this recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pounds of Chicken Breasts (boneless, skinless)
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 24 ounces fettuccine
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 pint heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. Mix together garlic, onion and pepper and season both sides of chicken before placing on pan. Cover chicken with more foil.
  3. Bake the chicken for 35 minutes then remove foil and continue baking another 15 minutes or until juices run clear. Let cool then cut into cubes.
  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente 8-10 minutes, drain.
  5. While pasta is boiling melt butter into the cream in medium saucepan over low heat. Add the salt and pepper.
  6. Increase heat to medium and add the cheese, stirring until melted. Add the chicken and stir until heated through.
  7. Add the pasta and thoroughly coated with sauce.
Recipe Type: Pasta
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Spread foil on baking sheet and spray with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

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In a small bowl mix together the garlic powder,onion powder and black pepper.

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Place chicken on foil and sprinkle seasoning mix on both sides. Cover with more foil and bake in oven 30-35 minutes or until juices run clear.

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You want the chicken covered so as to poach the meat as opposed to baking it.  You want the chicken to remain white to keep with the creamy appearance of teh dish.

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Dice the cooked chicken and set aside.

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Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the fettuccine.

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I leave it standing upright and the heat of the water will slowly soften it and it will drop into the boil.

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Now on to the stars of the show.

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While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter into the cream in another saucepan.  Season with salt and pepper.

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Add the cheese in batches, stirring it while it melts.

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Once the all the cheese has been added and melted add the chicken to heat up again.

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Drain the fettuccine.

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Add the pasta to the sauce and stir well to coat.

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Transfer to bowl.

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Garnish the dish with a sprinkling of parsley and some cheese shaving.

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Comments

  1. Jennifer says:
    Thanks Heather! Really really nice site! Great recipe too! I'll give it a shot some time in the near future. Where did you pick up the cheese pedals? Don't think my grocery store carries those. Jennifer

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