Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

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


Submitted by schlead

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

6 garlic cloves
1 pound chicken breast, skinless
1 tsp table salt
1 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/8 tsp table salt, for cooking pasta
8 oz. whole wheat pasta
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup parsley, fresh, flat-leaf, finely chopped, divided

Recipe Directions for Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

  1. Heat a large, heavy skillet over medium heat.

  2. Rub garlic over chicken; reserve garlic. Season chicken with salt and pepper and rub in seasonings with your hands; set aside.

  3. Off heat, coat skillet with cooking spray and then set over medium-low heat. Sauté garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until golden, flipping once, about 5 minutes per side.

  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine broth, heavy cream and yogurt; pour over chicken and scrape bottom of skillet with a wooden spoon to incorporate seasonings. Simmer chicken gently, turning once, about 30 minutes.

  5. While chicken is cooking, bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

  6. Remove chicken from cream sauce and set aside. Add Parmesan cheese to cream sauce and mix until well-combined. Add cooked pasta and 3 tablespoons of parsley; toss well. Serve pasta topped which chicken and rest of parsley. Yields about 3 ounces of chicken and 2/3 cup of pasta/sauce per serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 245.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
503
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.4g
19%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
119mg
40%
Sodium
1052mg
44%
Potassium
642mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
46.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
22%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
49.1g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 23% Iron 20%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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