Chicken Carbonara with Asparagus Nor's

Nor M.


I love Carbonara dishes. I decided to combine sun dried,tomatoes, and a lot of Garlic to it. All blended in to a cream sauce with Chicken,and Asparagus. It is a hit with my family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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30 Min
40 Min
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2 lb
chicken tenders,or boneless breast cubed
1/2 lb
bacon cooked and crumbled
1 lb
penne pasta
bunch of asparagus ends cut on diagonal ,and in half
sun dried tomatoes packed in oil chopped
1/3 c
white cooking wine
large cloves of garlic chopped and divided
1/4 c
fine chopped onion
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
2 tsp
dried parsley
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
3/4 - 1 tsp
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
parmesan cheese,
egg yolks

How to Make Chicken Carbonara with Asparagus Nor's


  • 1Cook the bacon,and set aside. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings in pan. Cut chicken in to cubes. Fry the chicken in the bacon fat. Sprinkle with garlic salt,and pepper. When almost cooked. add 1 clove of chopped garlic to pan to finish cooking chicken. Remove chicken from pan, and set aside.
  • 2In to the pan add the chopped onion. when onion is almost cooked through,add the 3 cloves of chopped garlic,and sun dried tomatoes. cook for one minute.
  • 3In a large kettle boil water and cook asparagus aldente. Do not over cook.
    Remove asparagus with tongs to platter,and set aside. In to the water cook the Penne pasta aldente ( not soft) Drain pasta.
  • 4Add the white wine to the pan with the garlic and tomatoes. Cook stirring until wine is cooked down.
    Add basil,Cayenne,oregano,parsley stir to combine.
  • 5whisk the egg in to the cream. whisk well. add the Parmesan cheese. Add to pan with the herb garlic mixture. Stir in the salt,and pepper.Bring to a boil and stir to thicken. Reduce to simmer. Add the chicken Coat well stirring to combine.
  • 6Pour sauce with chicken in to Penne pasta and coat well. Add the crumbled bacon,and asparagus. Coat to combine. Ready to serve. Enjoy.

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About Chicken Carbonara with Asparagus Nor's

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian

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