Chicken Carbonara Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Carbonara recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Carbonara using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by buckybando

Makes 6 servings



Pasta noodles, with chicken and bacon in a delicious parmesan sauce. Now does that sound good or what?

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Carbonara

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into bite size pieces)
1/2 lb bacon
12 ounces spaghetti noodles
3/4 cup parmesan cheese
1 egg
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup white wine
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup mushrooms
1 clove garlic
2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 tbs basil
1 tbs parsley

Recipe Directions for Chicken Carbonara

  1. In a small bowl mix together parmesan cheese, egg, heavy cream, salt and pepper. In another bowl mix together wine, chicken broth and lemon juice. Set both aside.

  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil for cooking the noodles.

  3. In a large skillet cook bacon in batches until crispy. Drain on paper towels

  4. In another skillet, add olive oil, garlic & mushrooms; saute.

  5. Fry chicken pieces in bacon fat until fully cooked. Drain on paper towels.

  6. Deglaze the pan with wine mixture scraping up any bits on the bottom of the pan. Cook for about 2-3 minutes. Place noodles in boiling water and cook according to package directions

  7. While noodles are cooking crumble bacon slices into bits and in a large bowl mix chicken, bacon bits, wine glaze mixture, mushrooms and parmesan/egg mixture. Drain noodles and shake to get rid of any extra water.

  8. Add mixture to piping hot noodles and mix well. Add basil and parsley.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 240.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
665
Calories from Fat
318
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
35.3g
54%
Saturated Fat
12.3g
62%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
206mg
69%
Sodium
1386mg
58%
Potassium
600mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
33.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
48.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 18% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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