Tequila Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

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


Submitted by cjshelton

Makes 6 servings



A twist on traditional chicken alfredo...

Recipe Ingredients for Tequila Chicken Fettuccine

16 ounce fettuccine pasta
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons minced jalapeno peppers
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chicken stock
3 tablespoons tequila
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
1/4 red onion, sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream

Recipe Directions for Tequila Chicken Fettuccine

  1. In a medium saucepan, saute the cilantro, garlic and jalapeno pepper in 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the stock, tequila and lime juice. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until reduced to a paste-like consistency. Set aside.

  2. Pour soy sauce over the chicken and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, In a medium sized skillet, saute the onion and the red, green and yellow bell peppers with the remaining tablespoon of butter or margarine, stirring occasionally.

  3. Meanwhile, cook fettuccini according to package directions.

  4. When the peppers have wilted, add the chicken and soy sauce. Toss and add the reserved tequila/lime paste and cream. Bring to a boil. Gently simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thick. Toss with well drained fettuccini and garnish with cilantro. Serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 297.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
508
Calories from Fat
188
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.9g
32%
Saturated Fat
11.2g
56%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
166mg
55%
Sodium
777mg
32%
Potassium
295mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
47.2g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
29.8g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 90%
Calcium 5% Iron 16%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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