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Chicken Alfredo

Rich, creamy, cheesy homemade Alfredo Sauce, Parmesan baked chicken, and fettuccine pasta. 

Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Alfredo, chicken, pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1286 kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 oz fettuccine

Chicken:

  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast or thighs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2.5 tsp oregano
  • salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper

Alfredo Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup dry Parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper
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Instructions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to the package instructions. Make sure not to overcook it so it’s not too mushy. Drain it and set aside.

Baked Chicken:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450° and grease a rimmed baking sheet. Trim excess fat off the chicken and season with salt, pepper, oregano on both sides. Sprinkle fresh grated Parmesan cheese generously on both sides of the chicken and place it on the baking sheet.

  2. Bake for 15-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chicken.

  3. Once chicken is baked, let it rest for about 5 minutes on the cutting board before slicing it. Slice it against the grain.

Alfredo Sauce:

  1. While chicken and pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce. Measure all ingredients before starting to cook. 

  2. In a medium, heavy bottom sauce pot, melt butter over medium heat. Once butter is melted, add pressed garlic. Cook garlic until it’s fragrant and sprinkle flour over it. Stir until flour is all mixed with butter and slowly pour in heavy whipping cream while constantly stirring.

  3. Gently stir the mixture together and let it heat through. (Don’t let it boil!) Once heavy cream is hot, whisk in sour cream, Parmesan cheeses, salt, and pepper. Lower heat to medium-low and gently stir until grated cheese melts and incorporates.

  4. Keep cooking over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring often.

  5. Once sauce is ready mix it with cooked pasta and sliced chicken. You can top it off with some fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Alfredo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1286 Calories from Fat 657
% Daily Value*
Fat 73g112%
Saturated Fat 41g256%
Cholesterol 420mg140%
Sodium 862mg37%
Potassium 1058mg30%
Carbohydrates 88g29%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 69g138%
Vitamin A 2452IU49%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 579mg58%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.