Creamy Chicken Alfredo Recipe

Creamy Chicken Alfredo Recipe
Chicken Alfredo pasta is a beloved Italian-American-inspired dish that combines tender chicken breast, creamy Alfredo sauce, and fettuccine pasta. The chicken is seasoned and sautéed until golden brown, then combined with a rich and velvety sauce made from heavy cream, butter, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. The cooked fettuccine is tossed in the luxurious sauce until evenly coated, creating a luscious and satisfying meal that's perfect for a cozy dinner at home. With its creamy texture and savory flavor, Chicken Alfredo pasta is sure to become a family favorite.

  • PREP: 10 mins
  • COOK: 35 mins
  • TOTAL: 45mins


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley (optional garnish)
  • 8 oz. fettuccine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Creamy Chicken Alfredo Recipe
  1. Prepare the Chicken: Tenderize the chicken breasts by gently pounding them to an even thickness. Then, marinate them in a mixture of olive oil, lemon zest, and a pinch of dried thyme for added flavor.
  2. Cook the Chicken: Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium heat and sear the marinated chicken breasts for about 4-5 minutes per side until they develop a golden crust. Once cooked, transfer them to a cutting board and let them rest for a few minutes before slicing thinly.
  3. Craft the Sauce: In the same skillet, melt butter over low heat, and add finely chopped shallots and a sprig of fresh rosemary for a fragrant twist. Pour in heavy cream infused with a hint of nutmeg, then gradually incorporate a blend of freshly grated Asiago and Romano cheeses until the sauce becomes velvety smooth and aromatic.
  4. Prepare the Pasta: Boil a pot of salted water and cook the fettuccine pasta until just tender, then drain it, reserving a splash of the starchy cooking water.
  5. Combine and Garnish: Return the sliced chicken to the skillet with the luscious sauce, then add the cooked fettuccine and toss gently to coat. If the sauce needs thinning, use the reserved pasta water. Finish with a sprinkle of toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of truffle oil for an elegant touch. Serve immediately, garnished with freshly chopped basil leaves and a sprinkle of lemon zest for brightness. Enjoy your uniquely crafted Chicken Alfredo pasta creation!


Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories: 756 kcal
Carbohydrates: 46 grams
Protein: 47 grams
Fat: 42 grams
Sodium: 719 milligrams
Fiber: 2 grams

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