chicken fettuccine with broccoli

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Belinda Castillo
san antonio, TX

My daughter's favorite dinner. This is delicious as a leftover too!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh, yum! This chicken fettuccine Alfredo is tasty. What's not to love? It has a cheesy, buttery garlic Alfredo sauce that's easy to make. Bits of crunchy broccoli add texture to the dish. Mixed with chicken breasts, it's a hearty restaurant-quality meal.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 2
serves 4 generously
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken fettuccine with broccoli

  • 1/2 pt
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 - 2 bunch
    broccoli, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lb
    chicken breast, cubed 1 inch
  • lemon pepper, to taste
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 - 1/2 pkg
    fettuccine pasta

How To Make chicken fettuccine with broccoli

  • Cream, butter, and Parmesan cheese in a saucepan.
    Combine cream, butter, and Parmesan cheese in a saucepan.
  • Alfredo sauce simmering on the stove.
    Cook over medium heat, stirring continually until it begins to reach boiling. Remove from heat. Be careful not to overcook. It should be slightly thickened.
  • Steamed broccoli in a colander.
    Steam broccoli florets in a vegetable steamer for about 16 min.
  • Sliced and seasoned chicken on a cutting board.
    Sprinkle chicken with lemon pepper seasoning, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Toss lightly.
  • Cooking the chicken.
    Add chicken to heated olive oil in a large frying pan. Stir occasionally until fully cooked.
  • Draining the cooked fettuccine.
    Prepare fettuccine pasta in a pot of salted water until al dente, about 7 minutes or so. Drain.
  • Mixing sauce, broccoli, pasta, and chicken in a bowl.
    In a large pasta bowl, combine pasta, chicken, broccoli, and sauce. Toss and serve hot. Enjoy!