Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Judy Garcia

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@snflwr8351

Very easy and delicious. My grown son asks for this often. I serve it with garlic bread.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12 oz
fettucine pasta
2-3 c
broccoli florets
4 Tbsp
butter, divided
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
salt and pepper, to taste
1/8 c
all purpose flour
1/2
small onion, diced
5-6 clove
fresh garlic, minced, to taste
2 c
heavy cream
1 c
grated parmesan cheese, to taste
additional parmesan cheese to sprinkle on top

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook fettuccine al dente according to package directions; during last 4 minutes, add broccoli florets. Drain and keep warm in large serving bowl.
2
While pasta is cooking, prepare chicken. (see note)
3
Cut chicken into bite-sized cubes. Add salt and pepper to flour; coat chicken pieces with flour mixture.
4
Heat 12-inch skillet; add 2 Tbsp. butter. Add chicken pieces and cook until no longer pink. Remove from skillet.
5
Add another 2 Tbsp. butter to skillet. Add onions and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add cream and cook additional 3 minutes until it reduces slightly. Add cheese and stir well until cheese is blended and melted.
6
Return chicken pieces to cream mixture; stir to coat. Pour chicken and cream mixture over drained pasta. Stir to coat pasta with sauce.
7
Serve immediately, sprinkling additional Parmesan cheese on top.
8
NOTE: Instead of using the uncooked chicken breasts, we grill them and then cut into bite-sized chunks. Gives the dish much more flavor.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Alfredo